Commit 48614c76 authored by Thomas Schmitt's avatar Thomas Schmitt

New -format modes by_size_ and fast_by_size_

parent a8575df3
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"fast_by_index_" does the same as "by_index_" but tries to be quicker.
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"by_size_" selects a format out of the descriptor list which provides at
least the given size. That size is to be appended to the mode word.
E.g: "by_size_4100m". This mainly applies to media with Defect Management.
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"fast_by_size_" does the same as "by_size_" but tries to be quicker.
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The formatting action has no effect on media if -dummy is activated.
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Formatting is normally needed only once during the lifetime of a media,
......@@ -1138,12 +1144,12 @@ if ever. But it is a reason for re-formatting if:
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DVD-RW was deformatted by -blank,
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DVD+RW has read failures (re-formatting might help or not),
DVD+RW has read failures (re-format before next write),
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DVD-RAM or BD-RE shall change their amount of defect reserve.
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BD-R may be written unformatted or may be formatted before first use.
Formatting can activate Defect Management which tries to catch and repair
Formatting activates 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.
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