How to burn Fedora DVDs to avoid readahead bug? (post-F7 update)

Alan Cox alan at
Mon Jun 4 13:27:28 UTC 2007

> guessing that since mkisofs by default adds enough padding when creating 
> an ISO to protect the included files, mediacheck was modified so that 
> instead of checking the entire ISO, it only checks the part which 
> includes the actual files, not the mkisofs-added padding at the end.  
> Can anyone confirm this?

The libata drivers don't have the media handling bugs the old IDE layer
does. Its one of the nice things that fell out for free.

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