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Re: CD-RW/DVD-ROM doesn't play nicely with Linux (or at least RH9)



On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 15:48, Vidiot wrote:
> >Mondoarchive is a freely available linux backup program.  In addition to
> >backing up specified directories, it makes a boot disk as well.
> 
> Sorry, never heard of it until now.
> 
> >I can make a usable CD-RW boot disk using mindi (the boot disk portion
> >of mondoarchive), but cannot boot from the backup CD-RW disk set I make
> >with mondoarchive.  A mondoarchive backup disk set written to CD-R's
> >works just fine.
> 
> This doesn't make sense, which is probably why you are tearing your hair out.
> 
> I'm assuming that the CD burner that you are creating the CDs on is the same
> drive that you are attempting to boot from.  If NOT, I suspect that the CD-ROM
> drive is not fully capable of reading CD-RW discs.  I still run across that 
> problem where I work.
Yeah, I thought of that too- my boot drive is different from my burner. 
Burning the disk then switching drives before re-booting didn't
eliminate the problem :((
> 
> If the writing drive and booting drive are the same, then I do not have an
> answer.
> 
> MB
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