Burn video DVD from VOB files

If you start out with a set of VOB files, you need to place them into a folder named VIDEO_TS

Then, you are ready to create an image file (ISO)

$ mkisofs --dvd-video -o <ISO output-file>  <input-root-directory>

whereby   <input-root-directory>  is the path containing the VIDEO_TS directory.

Burning would be the next step

$ growisofs -dvd-compat -overburn -speed=4 -Z /dev/dvd=image.iso

It is advised to make a dry-run before attempting to burn on the actual disk by applying the option  -dry-run

$ growisofs -dry-run -dvd-compat -overburn -speed=4 -Z /dev/dvd=image.iso

If the speed option is omitted, the burner will perform at maximum speed. I usually burn at half maximum to be on the safe side.

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