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Re: [SLUG] Blanking CD-RWs
- To: Simon Wong <SJPWongbulk@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Blanking CD-RWs
- From: "jon" <jon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Feb 13 14:24:02 2002
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On 11 Feb 2002 18:22:11 +1100
Simon Wong <SJPWongbulk@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm investigation how to blank CD-RWs at the moment.
> Using cdrecord I can do "cdrecord blank=fast dev=0,0,0" to blank a CD
> but it starts, ejects the CD after which I have to reinsert the CD and
> press <CR> for it to continue.
> I guess I can live with that but the real problem is that it only works
> if the CD is mountable.
Just a stab in the dark, but blank=fast just clears the TOC (table of contents) and sum other stuff, so it would seem reasonable that the disk should be mounted to get at the TOC.
Try using blank=all ... takes a long time, but maybe it won't have to mount it.