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Re: OT: are usb flash drives suitable archival media?

Kam Leo wrote:

Robin Laing

Use DVD-R or DVD+R media. I would not recommend using DVD+WR media.

You're supposed to be able to use DVD+WR as a DVD-ROM. Well, long
story short, a DVD-ROM disc created on DVD+RW media 6 months ago is
totally unreadable. I tried reading the data using 4 different drives.
None of the drives could detect that media was in the drive. There is
probably something wrong with the burner I'm using. It is also causing

If so, nothing else is relevant.
4X CD-RW media to become coasters after an erasing operation.

Nothing here suggests to me you'd have done better with write-once media.

You should verify important backups immediately.



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