Commit 3099f5cd authored by Thomas Schmitt's avatar Thomas Schmitt

Mentioned BD-R in man xorriso

parent ed437d44
...@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ ...@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
.\" First parameter, NAME, should be all caps .\" First parameter, NAME, should be all caps
.\" Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection .\" Second parameter, SECTION, should be 1-8, maybe w/ subsection
.\" other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1) .\" other parameters are allowed: see man(7), man(1)
.TH XORRISO 1 "Dec 08, 2008" .TH XORRISO 1 "Dec 10, 2008"
.\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage. .\" Please adjust this date whenever revising the manpage.
.\" .\"
.\" Some roff macros, for reference: .\" Some roff macros, for reference:
...@@ -1092,7 +1092,9 @@ Defined modes are: ...@@ -1092,7 +1092,9 @@ Defined modes are:
.br .br
"as_needed" cares for used CD-RW, DVD-RW and for used overwriteable media "as_needed" cares for used CD-RW, DVD-RW and for used overwriteable media
by applying -blank "fast". It applies -format "full" to yet unformatted by applying -blank "fast". It applies -format "full" to yet unformatted
DVD-RAM or BD-RE. Other media or states are gracefully ignored. DVD-RAM and BD-RE. Other media in blank state are gracefully ignored.
Media which cannot be made ready for writing from scratch cause a FAILURE
event.
.br .br
"fast" and "all" make CD-RW and unformatted DVD-RW re-usable, "fast" and "all" make CD-RW and unformatted DVD-RW re-usable,
or invalidate overwriteable ISO images. or invalidate overwriteable ISO images.
...@@ -1110,16 +1112,16 @@ worse occured. ...@@ -1110,16 +1112,16 @@ worse occured.
.TP .TP
\fB\-format\fR mode \fB\-format\fR mode
Convert unformatted DVD-RW into overwriteable ones, "de-ice" DVD+RW, format Convert unformatted DVD-RW into overwriteable ones, "de-ice" DVD+RW, format
newly purchased BD-RE, re-format DVD-RAM or BD-RE. newly purchased BD-RE or BD-R, re-format DVD-RAM or BD-RE.
.br .br
Defined modes are: Defined modes are:
.br .br
as_needed, full, fast, by_index_<num>, fast_by_index_<num> as_needed, full, fast, by_index_<num>, fast_by_index_<num>
.br .br
"as_needed" formats yet unformatted DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, BD-RE. Other media "as_needed" formats yet unformatted DVD-RW, DVD-RAM, BD-RE, or blank
are left untouched. unformatted BD-R. Other media are left untouched.
.br .br
"full" (re-)formats DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, BD-RE. "full" (re-)formats DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, BD-RE, or blank unformatted BD-R.
.br .br
"fast" does the same as "full" but tries to be quicker. "fast" does the same as "full" but tries to be quicker.
.br .br
...@@ -1140,6 +1142,11 @@ if ever. But it is a reason for re-formatting if: ...@@ -1140,6 +1142,11 @@ if ever. But it is a reason for re-formatting if:
.br .br
DVD-RAM or BD-RE shall change their amount of defect reserve. DVD-RAM or BD-RE shall change their amount of defect reserve.
.br .br
BD-R may be written unformatted or may be formatted before first use.
Formatting can activate Defect Management which tries to catch and repair
bad spots on media during the write process at the expense of half speed
even with flawless media.
.br
The progress reports issued by some drives while formatting are The progress reports issued by some drives while formatting are
quite unrealistic. Do not conclude success or failure from the quite unrealistic. Do not conclude success or failure from the
reported percentages. Formatting was successful if no SORRY event reported percentages. Formatting was successful if no SORRY event
...@@ -1154,9 +1161,9 @@ and the same size in MiB. ...@@ -1154,9 +1161,9 @@ and the same size in MiB.
MMC format codes are manifold. Most important are: MMC format codes are manifold. Most important are:
"00h" general formatting, "01h" increases reserve space for DVD-RAM, "00h" general formatting, "01h" increases reserve space for DVD-RAM,
"26h" for DVD+RW, "30h" for BD-RE with reserve space, "26h" for DVD+RW, "30h" for BD-RE with reserve space,
"31h" for BD-RE without reserve space. "31h" for BD-RE without reserve space, "32h" for BD-R.
.br .br
Smaller format size with DVD-RAM or BD-RE means more reserve space. Smaller format size with DVD-RAM, BD-RE, or BD-R means more reserve space.
.TP .TP
.B Settings for data insertion: .B Settings for data insertion:
.TP .TP
...@@ -1440,8 +1447,8 @@ the speed value given by the burn program only as upper limit ...@@ -1440,8 +1447,8 @@ the speed value given by the burn program only as upper limit
for their own decision. for their own decision.
.TP .TP
\fB\-stream_recording\fR "on"|"off" \fB\-stream_recording\fR "on"|"off"
Setting "on" tries to circumvent the management of defects on DVD-RAM and Setting "on" tries to circumvent the management of defects on DVD-RAM, BD-RE,
BD-RE. Defect management keeps partly damaged media usable. But it reduces or BD-R. Defect management keeps partly damaged media usable. But it reduces
write speed to half nominal speed even if the media is in perfect shape. write speed to half nominal speed even if the media is in perfect shape.
For the case of flawless media, one may use -stream_recording "on" to get For the case of flawless media, one may use -stream_recording "on" to get
full speed. full speed.
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