[TriLUG] Anyone having luck backing up to Blu-Ray?
dave at jamsoft.com
Sun Feb 19 20:44:45 EST 2012
Give Nero a try, as it's fully functional for 30 days.
I had exactly the same problems and also noted K3B would not burn Blu-Ray at the max speed the disc/burner were capable of. Nero just worked, so I happily paid the $20.
----- Original Message -----
> Hi all,
> Is anyone having any luck backing up to Blu-Ray? By luck I mean doing
> it with no error message, and no inability to close the disk. I'm
> getting it to work with error messages, especially one that says it
> can't close the disc, and the .tgz files I'm backing up md5sum OK,
> I'm concerned that these Blu-Rays would be unreadable on other
> drives, especially reader-only drives.
> I'm trying very hard to 86 KDE from my system, and Nautilus is a pig,
> extra points for solutions not involving K3B or Nautilus. I'd even be
> willing to pay for Nero if it really works right.
> Here's what I've been doing so far:
> truncate -s 25000MB a1.udf
> mkudffs a1.udf
> mount -oloop,rw a1.udf /mnt/test
> tar czf /mnt/test/mybackup.tgz /tree/needing/backup/
> cd /mnt/test
> md5sum mybackup.tgz > mybackup.md5
> cd -
> umount /mnt/test
> growisofs -dvd-compat -speed=2 -Z /dev/dvd=a1.udf
> Like I said, when I eject, reinsert and mount, I see the tgz, and it
> md5sum's to the same as the mybackup.md5, but I'm worried it won't
> on other burners because it never closed.
> Any ideas would be wonderful.
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