Category Archives: CD/DVD burning

/dev/dvd vs /dev/sr0

Today, I encountered an error I haven’t experienced before when wanting to burn a DVD. Since I knew the file was existing, something with the dvd device might be wrong. Investigating the problem yields: Allright, the disk in the drive is indeed recognized. But guess what: Now you have to access it directly via its …

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Convert IMG image to ISO on Linux

Unfortunately, IMG images cannot be burnt directly, so we convert them to ISO. There is a nice tool called ccd2iso to accomplish this task. $ ccd2iso <IMG input file> <ISO output file> Sometimes the above attempt results in an error message, such as Unrecognized sector mode (0) at sector 0! When viewing the img file …

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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 …

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