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SubjectRe: Chipsets, DVD-RAM, and timeouts....
On Mon, Jan 01 2001, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> :
> ./drivers/ide/ide-cd.c
> ./drivers/ide/ide-cd.h
> Adds ATAPI DVD-RAM native read/write mode for any FS.
> mke2fs -b 2048 /dev/hdc
> You must format to 2048 size blocks.

Any >= 2KB block size will work, using -b 2048 is not necessary.

> UDF is an unknown.

Barring strange (new) UDF bugs, it will work. And it's the preferred
way of using the DVD-RAM, both from a portability and media stability

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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