CDR or CDRW Disks

Luke Davis ldavis at
Mon Oct 25 23:09:55 EDT 2004

You can not do data rewrites on CDRs.  Write once, read many applies. 
CDRWs can be used for this purpose.

On Mon, 25 Oct 2004, Zachary wrote:

> Hi,
> I am wondering whether it would be possible to physically erase the contents 
> of a CD, so as to convert it into a blank one.  I have only 1 cdr disk, which 
> is not enough to install Slackware Linux, unless I am mistaken.  I just need 
> one more disk, and am wondering whether I can either download a cD formatter 
> program, or just have to go out and buy another disk.
> I'd rather not do that, as I have plenty of disks already.
> Thanks,
> Zachary 
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