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SubjectRe: CD-RW
On 16 May 1999, Pierfrancesco Caci wrote:

> >> Is there anyone who would be willing to write kernel support for CD-RW ?
> >> The CD-RW should be mountable just as any standard block device,
> >> and the standard file commands (cp,mv,rm, etc.) should work without any
> >> special program (other than the new kernel or module loaded).
> > All of that functionality already exists/works today.
> > Does it not work for you??
>I use to write my cd's by means of mkhybrid and cdrecord. This implies
>preparing a read-only image and then transferring it to a cd. Do you mean
>that exists other software that allows to write the image in r/w mode ?

Yes and no. Yes for Win95/NT, no for Linux. Adaptec DirectCD is
an example of packet writing using the UDF filesystem. Linux
support for UDF is not there yet...

Mike A. Harris Linux advocate GNU advocate
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