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Old 04-12-2008, 12:33 PM   #1
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burning whole directory tree to cdrom

Hi there,
How do i burn a directory as well as all it's subdirectories to a cdrom using cdrecord.Oh by the way i'm using ubuntu at the moment but i would like to know how to do it using cdrecord.I've tried:
sudo cdrecord dev=/dev/cdrom /direcotory
but that didn't work.I got: cdrecord:Is a directory. read error on input file.
Thankx in advance
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Something like:

mkisofs -graft-points -rational-rock -full-iso9660-filenames -iso-level 2 $source | cdrecord -v gracetime=2 dev=$destin speed=$speed driveropts=burnfree -tao -
Not all of those options are needed, but that's the way I do it. Make a script for it, that's what I did.

Oh, and replace $source with the source path, $destin with the destination device node where the cd writer is at, and the $speed with the speed you want it to burn at.

Last edited by H_TeXMeX_H; 04-12-2008 at 02:11 PM.


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