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Seeing media types supported by your CD/DVD burner (Unix->Random)
On Panther, you can run /usr/bin/drutil info to get a listing of the kinds of media your drive supports. For example, on the 17" iLamp:
% drutil info
 Vendor   Product           Rev 
 PIONEER  DVD-RW  DVR-104   A227

   Interconnect: ATAPI
   SupportLevel: Apple Shipping
          Cache: 2000k
       CD-Write: -R, -RW, BUFE, Test, IndexPts, ISRC
      DVD-Write: -R, -RW, BUFE, Test
     Strategies: CD-TAO, CD-SAO, DVD-DAO

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