Burning the latest ISO image to DVD doesn´t work

I have tried XFCE (xfburn) and KDE (k3b) and both burning programs don´t want to burn the lastest ISO image of Manjaro to DVD+RW.

And it doesn´t work.

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While the filesystem used for the .iso is ISO9660 - the actual .iso file from buildiso is growing - at an alarming rate for every new build.

And using actual physical DVD media is not recommended due to the - not so fast loading DVD readers - and therefore the live image may unpredictably stall while loading the system.

The - from my POV - is using either multiboot script or ventoy - as described in this reloaded article.

I usually install Manjaro from USB stick.
For backup reasons, I also write the image to DVD.

I applaud you wanting to take a backup, but DVD backup is woefully old-fashioned. (4GB used to be great 30 years ago, but nowadays not so much).
If you’re serious about backups, get an external backup drive or buy an eternal USB enclosure for your last internal drive: 12.5€ and between 1 and 4 screws that you need to loosen and fasten.

Then start taking crash-proof system backups:

:innocent:

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Hi,

do you get any error messages from the burn programs ?

What happens if you do in a shell terminal:

xorriso -as cdrecord -v dev=/dev/sr0 -eject manjaro-xfce-20.1.1-201001-linux58.iso 

(/dev/sr0 and manjaro-xfce-20.1.1-201001-linux58.iso are my guesses about your
drive address and ISO image file name.)

Have a nice day :slight_smile:

Thomas

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xorriso: Failure: -as record: Surplus track source ´Downloads/manjaro-xfce-20.1.1-201001-linux58.iso
xorriso: Note: First an only track source is /dev/sr0
xorriso: Note: Giving up for eject whole -dev
xorriso: Failure: -as record: Job could not be performed properly
xorriso: aborting: -abort_on Failure encountered Failure

Hi,

xorriso: Failure: -as record: Surplus track source ´Downloads/manjaro-xfce-20.1.1-201001-linux58.iso
xorriso: Note: First an only track source is /dev/sr0

Probably you forgot the text part “dev=” before “/dev/sr0”.
I can provoke the messages which you report by

$ xorriso -as cdrecord -v /dev/sr0 -eject blabla
...
xorriso : FAILURE : -as cdrecord: Surplus track source 'blabla'
xorriso : NOTE : First and only track source is '/dev/sr0'
...

“dev=/dev/sr0” is cdrecord slang. Let’s be glad that it does not have to
be “dev=147,0,0” after having run “cdrecord -scanbus” to get the numbers.

So please try again with cdrecord-ish mindset activated.
(The options after “-as cdrecord” are explained in man cdrecord,
man cdrskin, man wodim, or man xorrecord.)

Have a nice day :slight_smile:

Thomas

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