CDR or CDRW Disks

Zachary Z_kline at
Mon Oct 25 23:16:49 EDT 2004

Then I am assuming that this disk I have is CDRW, because I can erase the 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Luke Davis" <ldavis at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 8:09 PM
Subject: Re: CDR or CDRW Disks

> 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,
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