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Re: [vox-tech] burn directories to CDs
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Re: [vox-tech] burn directories to CDs



On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 13:10 -0700, Brian Lavender wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 08:49:27AM -0700, Tim Riley wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-10-27 at 18:56 -0700, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> > > harke wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > > 
> > > > You could use cpio with the pass-through option. his does
> > > > not use or create an archive. You'll probably need some other options
> > > > like make-directories
> > > 
> > > I am mystified why (or how) one would use cpio to copy files to a cdrom.
> > > Can you elaborate?
> > 
> > $ find . -print | cpio -p /dev/cdrom ? ;-)
> 
> What happens when the CD fills up? 

This is more of a wish (joke) than anything else. If I remember
correctly, CDs must write completely in one pass to be successful.
That's why you need to build a temporary filesystem (iso) first.

> 
> I have four CDs worth of data. When one fills up, put the remaining
> on the second CD, and then when that fills up the next, and  so on,
> until base condition is reached and the all the data has been copied to
> a series of CDs. 
> 
> brian
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