Method and apparatus for supporting fast finalization for a recording medium

  • US 7,710,843 B2
  • Filed: 08/08/2006
  • Issued: 05/04/2010
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/08/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for conducting finalization on a dual layer recording medium in a recording apparatus, the method comprising:

  • checking whether particular areas on each recording layer of the recording medium include an unrecorded data section, the particular areas being separated from each other; and

    if at least one of the particular areas includes an unrecorded data section, recording null data on the at least one of the particular areas of the unrecorded section without recording null data in all areas of the unrecorded data section.

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