How to backup on DVD in RHEL4 and 5

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  1. shamuk80

    shamuk80 New Member

    Hi All,

    Can any body help me to take backup on DVD at RHEL4?

    I got a new DVD RW RECORDER and attached to the Linux server.

    please see the followig commands output.

    # cdrecord -scanbus

    Cdrecord-Clone 2.01-dvd (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 Jörg Schilling
    Note: This version is an unofficial (modified) version with DVD support
    Note: and therefore may have bugs that are not present in the original.
    Note: Please send bug reports or support requests to
    Note: The author of cdrecord should not be bothered with problems in this version.
    Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
    Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
    cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code version (schily - Red Hat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.83-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c 1.83 04/05/20 Copyright 1997 J. Schilling').
    1,0,0 100) 'FREECOM_' 'DVD+/-RW20J6 ' '9F51' Removable CD-ROM
    1,1,0 101) *
    1,2,0 102) *
    1,3,0 103) *
    1,4,0 104) *
    1,5,0 105) *
    1,6,0 106) *
    1,7,0 107) *

    Last few lines of dmesg command.

    # dmesg

    usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using address 2
    Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
    scsi1 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
    Vendor: FREECOM_ Model: DVD+/-RW20J6 Rev: 9F51
    Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
    USB Mass Storage device found at 2
    usbcore: registered new driver usb-storage
    USB Mass Storage support registered.
    sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 48x/48x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
    Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0

    Can someone help me to take backup from a foleder of hard drive to DVDs.

    Please mention step-by-step commands, from mounting DVD recorder to end.

  2. volksman

    volksman New Member

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