> Does anyone have experience writing CD's from SPARC/Solaris hardware?
> I'm looking for hardware/software to create CD's for software distribution
> and possibly permanent data archiving.
Many thanks to all of you who replied, I got quite a few responses, and
will probably receive even more. However a pattern has definitely developed.
A number of people are burning CD's from Solaris, so it seems to be
3 people are using Yamaha CD-RW hardware, most commonly CRW4416SX model of
one kind or another. See http://www.yamaha.com/cgi-win/webcgi.exe/cHDR00007.
Had one report each of Pinnacle Micro Rwritable CDROM, Fire Service CD
Writer(www.luminex.com), and Plextor PlexWritor 4/2/20x.
man/README/README-1.8 at the CDRecord site has a list of compatible hardware.
The faq has a list of software for CD-RW. I got more than 10
recommendations for mkisofs and CDRecord in the replies I received. It is
free and seems to be doing a good job for a lot of people. The CDRecord web
site also has a lot of information:
I also liked http://www.cae.wisc.edu/~gerdts/ultra10_cdrecord.shtml, very
I also got one recommendation to forget about Solaris and do it on Linux,
much easier. May be true but I don't have a Linux machine, and have never
built one, so we will probably stay with Solaris.
We will probably take a look at one of the Yamaha CD-RW drives and give
CDRecord a try on one of our Solaris boxes.
Again, many thanks to everyone who took the trouble to reply.
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Sep 28 2001 - 23:14:02 CDT