Formatting CDs

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Fri Jun 22 14:44:39 UTC 2007

Aaron Konstam wrote:
> It has been stated that you can format CD-RW using cdrecord or k3b.
> I can't find that option in either program. k3b can format DVD-RW and
> DVD+RW but not CDs as far as I can see.
> Could someone explain how to do it
> --
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> If you're crossing the nation in a covered wagon, it's better to have
> four strong oxen than 100 chickens. Chickens are OK but we can't make
> them work together yet. -- Ross Bott, Pyramid U.S., on multiprocessors
> at AUUGM '89.
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> Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at

It's the "blank" option with cdrecord.  It looks like the erase tool in k3b.


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