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ISO to DVD -- How?

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Hello,

I have a blank 8mm DVD-RW in the BD-ROM/DVD-RW drive. I have downloaded 'linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-32bit.iso', How can I get 'linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-32bit.iso' onto the 8mm DVD-RW?

I'm running MInt 18 Cinnamon 64-bit out of the box and there's nothing in it to help with this task. I come to this forum because I'm stupid and lazy.

Thank you!

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Re: ISO to DVD -- How?

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Brasero should be included, but it is not highly regarded and I have had problems with it. I recommend Xfburn to burn DVD's. Even though it is designed for Xfce, it works well on Cinnamon and is available in the repository. I have never tried to burn a 80 mm DVD, so I don't know for sure if that will work.
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Re: ISO to DVD -- How?

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Try reading the manual. It's in there, I checked.
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Moem wrote:Try reading the manual. It's in there, I checked.
Well, that manual is so awful, I never think of it -- sorry, I automatically do web searches. If you sometimes get frustrated with users, just imagine what we're going through (I'm getting pretty shell-shocked).

Using Brasero doesn't work -- No surprise there, eh?

Regarding 'cdrecord -v -dao dev=1,0,0 linuxmint.iso', who does the author think is his audience? I see I should run 'cdrecord -scanbus', first. Too bad that tip is on the next page.

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'cdrecord -v -dao dev=4,0,0  linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-32bit.iso' spewed out this:
mark-Lenovo-V570 Downloads # cdrecord -v -dao dev=4,0,0 linuxmint-17.3-cinnamon-nocodecs-32bit.iso
TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
scsidev: '4,0,0'
scsibus: 4 target: 0 lun: 0
WARNING: the deprecated pseudo SCSI syntax found as device specification.
Support for that may cease in the future versions of wodim. For now,
the device will be mapped to a block device file where possible.
Run "wodim --devices" for details.
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.36
Wodim version: 1.1.11
SCSI buffer size: 64512
Device type    : Removable CD-ROM
Version        : 5
Response Format: 2
Capabilities   : 
Vendor_info    : 'HL-DT-ST'
Identification : 'BDDVDRW CP40NG10'
Revision       : '1.00'
Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
Current: 0x0014 (DVD-RW sequential recording)
Profile: 0x0040 (BD-ROM) 
Profile: 0x0012 (DVD-RAM) 
Profile: 0x002B (DVD+R/DL) 
Profile: 0x001B (DVD+R) 
Profile: 0x001A (DVD+RW) 
Profile: 0x0016 (DVD-R/DL layer jump recording) 
Profile: 0x0015 (DVD-R/DL sequential recording) 
Profile: 0x0014 (DVD-RW sequential recording) (current)
Profile: 0x0013 (DVD-RW restricted overwrite) (current)
Profile: 0x0011 (DVD-R sequential recording) 
Profile: 0x0010 (DVD-ROM) 
Profile: 0x000A (CD-RW) 
Profile: 0x0009 (CD-R) 
Profile: 0x0008 (CD-ROM) 
Profile: 0x0002 (Removable disk) 
Using generic SCSI-3/mmc DVD-R(W) driver (mmc_mdvd).
Driver flags   : SWABAUDIO BURNFREE 
Supported modes: PACKET SAO
Drive buf size : 1409024 = 1376 KB
Beginning DMA speed test. Set CDR_NODMATEST environment variable if device
communication breaks or freezes immediately after that.
FIFO size      : 12582912 = 12288 KB
Track 01: data  1354 MB        
Total size:     1554 MB (154:03.30) = 693248 sectors
Lout start:     1555 MB (154:05/23) = 693248 sectors
Current Secsize: 2048
HINT: use dvd+rw-mediainfo from dvd+rw-tools for information extraction.
Blocks total: 716800 Blocks current: 716800 Blocks remaining: 23552
Speed set to 2770 KB/s
Starting to write CD/DVD at speed   2.0 in real SAO mode for single session.
Last chance to quit, starting real write in    0 seconds. Operation starts.
Waiting for reader process to fill input buffer ... input buffer ready.
Performing OPC...
Sending CUE sheet...
Starting new track at sector: 0
Track 01: 1354 of 1354 MB written (fifo 100%) [buf  90%]   2.0x.
Track 01: Total bytes read/written: 1419771904/1419771904 (693248 sectors).
Writing  time:  517.413s
Average write speed   2.0x.
Min drive buffer fill was 90%
Fixating...
Fixating time:   48.084s
wodim: fifo had 22363 puts and 22363 gets.
wodim: fifo was 0 times empty and 11640 times full, min fill was 94%.
mark-Lenovo-V570 Downloads # 
What is the "WARNING" about? I know about SCSI, which I've actually used -- I've designed SCSI hardware!, and I know about virtual SCSI, but is this a threat I should be concerned about? What is "wodim"?

As can be seen above, 'cdrecord -v -dao dev=1,0,0 linuxmint.iso' completed. I'll try to boot from it. ...I'll be back!

Okay, I'm back.
1 - I was able to DVD-boot into Mint 17.3 (finally, something has succeeded!)
2 - I was prompted for username & password. I tried to 'Enter' my way past this, but was blocked. Then, Mint 17.3 booted anyway! -- Nice initial user experience, eh?
3 - I launched 'gparted' and was presented with this:
Libparted Warning wrote:/dev/sdb contains GPT signatures, indicating that it has a GPT table. However, it does not have a valid fake msdos partition table, as it should. Perhaps it was corrupted -- possibly by a program that doesn't understand GPT partition tables. Or perhaps you deleted the GPT table, and are now using an msdos partition table. Is this a GPT partition table? [Yes][No]
Is '/dev/sdb' my embedded hard disk?

At this point, having learned the hard way that 'gparted' (rhymes with 'departed') 'silently' writes to the disk without asking, I'm terrified to run 'gparted' further. In fact, I'm pretty terrified to run anything. I quit the Mint 17.3 DVD session, rebooted to Mint 18 on my embedded hard disk, and came back here.

I'll stay up tonight in hopes that the folks in Europe can help further.

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markfilipak wrote:If you sometimes get frustrated with users, just imagine what we're going through (I'm getting pretty shell-shocked).
I don't have to imagine that... I remember. You know, we're users too. I came from Win7 around a year ago. I consider myself to be a newbie.
But... and here's a big BUT, I never experienced the problems that you are having. Mint has been pretty much smooth sailing for me. Either I'm lucky, or I'm inadvertedly doing something right, or... both!

In any case, it's my bedtime. I hope someone here can lend you a hand. Don't worry too much if you can help it, it's counterproductive. Good luck!
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Re: ISO to DVD -- How?

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Why were you running gparted, what are you trying to accomplish? I know you have other thread(s) with filesystem corruption problem. Is this the problem you are still trying to solve?

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markfilipak wrote:At this point, having learned the hard way that 'gparted' (rhymes with 'departed') 'silently' writes to the disk without asking, I'm terrified to run 'gparted' further. In fact, I'm pretty terrified to run anything. I quit the Mint 17.3 DVD session, rebooted to Mint 18 on my embedded hard disk, and came back here.
Here's some info that may possibly be useful - I haven't had time to really delve into this, but it looks interesting:
http://www.rodsbooks.com/gdisk/hybrid.html
and there is a lot more info at this site.

I used his gdisk program on the USB stick that I made with 'mintstick' which booted OK, but gparted didn't like:

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steve@steve-Z97X ~ $ sudo gdisk -l /dev/sdb
GPT fdisk (gdisk) version 0.8.8

Partition table scan:
  MBR: MBR only
  BSD: not present
  APM: not present
  GPT: present

Found valid MBR and GPT. Which do you want to use?
 1 - MBR
 2 - GPT
 3 - Create blank GPT

Your answer: 2
Using GPT and creating fresh protective MBR.
Warning! Main partition table overlaps the first partition by 64 blocks!
You will need to delete this partition or resize it in another utility.
Disk /dev/sdb: 31703040 sectors, 15.1 GiB
Logical sector size: 512 bytes
Disk identifier (GUID): 00DC8D3F-3A19-4676-A44E-427201CB2D26
Partition table holds up to 208 entries
First usable sector is 64, last usable sector is 3316170
Partitions will be aligned on 16-sector boundaries
Total free space is 3 sectors (1.5 KiB)

Number  Start (sector)    End (sector)  Size       Code  Name
   2           87152           91887   2.3 MiB     0700  ISOHybrid1
From the last line, I gather that this USB stick is indeed a hybrid.

Note this from the link I posted above:
"Some tools (such as GNU Parted, at least as of version 3.0) automatically convert the hybrid MBR to a conventional protective MBR"
so maybe parted (or gparted) only makes automatic changes when it detects a hybrid MBR ?
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Yes gdisk will do it, so will up to date fdisk and parted. The problem with our OP is this. He is a genius of complicating things.

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I always use k3b for burning DVDs or CDs. Best burning application there is. Start k3b in Mint 18 Cinnamon, click on More actions, then Burn Image. And there you go. Regardless of which burning application you use, you will want to find the function that says "Burn Image" or something like that.
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install both K3b & Xfburn into your LM18 - leave Brasero in-place.
( they will need ~200Mb to install both )
then use either one to burn your ISO to that disk.
( have checked the checksum of the ISO ? )

boot that disk & test it out !.
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Re: ISO to DVD -- How?

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Our OP successfully burned the DVD and also successfully booted it. In case you didn't notice.

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