On Wednesday 25 February 2004 11:15 am, Carla Neves wrote: > Hi dear FreeBSD users, > I would like to install a DVD R+W on my Proliant Ml330 for backups > purposes. > Before I buy the DVD Rom, I would like to know if someone has done > that before with success for FreeBSD 4.9. > I checked on freebsd sites that there is a SW for FreeBSD 4.9, > called, > used for burning DVDs and it is compatible with several DVD R+W > providers. Anyway, I would like to know if I need something more > besides this SW, like: DVD drivers, Kernel configurations... > > Thanks in advance for your help > > CG
Assuming you will use an IDE DVD burner, you will need to recompile the kernel with the atapicam device. You can burn DVD's using the port dvd+rw-tools. Regardless of the port's name, it also burns DVD-R/RW. You can get the instructions you need from the FreeBSD Handbook. The relevant pages can be found online at: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html I documented my success with certain hardware and media in an email at: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/getmsg.cgi?fetch=1258438+1261486+/usr/local/www/db/ text/2004/freebsd-questions/20040118.freebsd-questions If your DVD burner also burns CD-R/RW, you can use burn CD's using mkisofs and cdrecord. Both of these applications are included in the cdrtools port that can be found at: /usr/ports/sysutils/cdrtools glabels is an application for creating CD/DVD labels. It has templates for many Avery and Neato label sheets. You can find glabels in the ports at: /usr/ports/deskutils/glabels/ Best of luck, Andrew Gould _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"