[svlug] DVD RAM?
james at linuxrebel.org
Mon Apr 24 22:33:36 PDT 2006
On Monday 24 April 2006 18:51, Skip Evans wrote:
> Well, after some reading, I came across this:
> "No DVD burning software required – discs can be
> used and accessed like a removable hard disk."
> So I guess I can just use something like Konqueror
> to write to the DVD RAM???
> That would be convenient!
> Skip Evans wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > We just built a new workstation here, and when
> > buying pieces parts, a DVD RAM drive was cheap
> > enough that we decided to get that instead of the
> > more common DVD-RW drive.
> > I'd like to use it for the daily backups of our
> > servers that I take off-site with me, but am
> > wondering if anyone has any recommendations for
> > software to burn to the DVD RAM the tar.gz files
> > the servers create.
> > Right now, the servers create these files locally,
> > and then copy them over to a workstation that I
> > fire up k3b on and burn them to a CD to take home
> > with me. I'm okay with this partly
> > automatic/partly manual procedure; it gets the
> > tar.gz files to a second machine for in-house
> > backup, and also lets me burn a CD to take home
> > with me for off-site.
> > Is k3b okay for doing DVD RAM also, or is there
> > another program someone would recommend?
> > The workstation is running the latest Debian
> > Sarge, so ideally I'd like to just apt-get install
> > something and be good to go.
> > Thanks!
The only info I have on them is this.
Apparently Linux will see it as anther cdrw and treat it accordingly.
meaning you could script a cron job using cdrecord to it I would
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