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DVD Burning woes

Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 6:56 am

I dont get burning these damn things at all.

k3b gives me an error that I the media is not supported. What does that mean, I brought the wrong fscking type of DVD? What should I buy? I know nothing about this and it seems all to fscking complex.

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[root@kintaro ~]# growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd -R -J /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/
:-[ LOAD TRAY failed with SK=5h/ASC=24h/ACQ=00h]: Input/output error
Uhm, yea... I need pointers on what the hell to do.

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 10:42 am

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[root@kintaro ~]# growisofs -dvd-compat -Z /dev/dvd -R -J -J /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/
Executing 'mkisofs -R -J -J /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/ | builtin_dd of=/dev/dvd obs=32k seek=0'
INFO:   UTF-8 character encoding detected by locale settings.
        Assuming UTF-8 encoded filenames on source filesystem,
        use -input-charset to override.
Using NETST000.IMG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Dos/netstuff1.img (netstuff.img)
Using PATCH000.BZ2;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Kernel/patch-2.6.11.bz2 (patch-2.6.11.6.bz2)
Using PATCH001.BZ2;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Kernel/patch-2.6.11.6.bz2 (patch-2.6.11.7.bz2)
Using PATCH002.BZ2;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Kernel/patch-2.6.11.7.bz2 (patch-2.6.11.3.bz2)
Using PATCH003.BZ2;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Kernel/patch-2.6.11.3.bz2 (patch-2.6.12-rc1.bz2)
Using VMWAR000.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Emulators/VMware-workstation-5.0.0-12544.i386.rpm (VMware-workstation-5.0.0-13014.i386.rpm)
Using VMWAR001.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Emulators/VMware-workstation-5.0.0-13014.i386.rpm (VMware-workstation-e.x.p-11608.i386.rpm)
Using LIBPI000.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Mono/installed/libpixman-0.1.2-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm (libpixman-devel-0.1.2-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm)
Using PERL_000.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Mono/installed/perl-XML-LibXML-1.58-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm (perl-XML-LibXML-Common-0.13-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm)
Using PERL_001.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Mono/installed/perl-XML-LibXML-Common-0.13-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm (perl-XML-NamespaceSupport-1.08-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm)
Using PERL_002.RPM;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Linux/Mono/installed/perl-XML-NamespaceSupport-1.08-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm (perl-XML-NodeFilter-0.01-1.novell.9.1.i386.rpm)
Using KINSY000.ZIP;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Qbasic/kinsys-0.2.zip (kinsys-0.1.zip.zip)
Using WEBMI000.TGZ;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Source/Webmin/webmin-1.190.tar.gz (webmin-1.180.tar.gz)
Using MEDIA000.TGZ;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/mediawiki-1.4rc1.tar.gz (mediawiki-1.4.3.tar.gz)
Using IPB_2000.ZIP;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/ipb_2_0_3_ic_trial.zip (ipb_2_0_3_trial.zip)
Using MEDIA001.TGZ;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/mediawiki-1.4.3.tar.gz (mediawiki-1.4.0.tar.gz)
Using BOX_G000 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/box_grey_smarty (box_grey)
Using BOX_G000.TGZ;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/box_grey_smarty-4.5.0.tar.gz (box_grey-4.5.0.tar.gz)
Using KUBRI000.JPG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/kubrick/kubrickbg.jpg (kubrickbgcolor.jpg)
Using KUBRI001.JPG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/kubrick/kubrickbgcolor.jpg (kubrickbgwide.jpg)
Using GOOFY000.PNG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/goofy/screenshots/goofy_node.png (goofy_normal.png)
Using POLDE000.PNG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/polder/screenshots/polder_node.png (polder_normal.png)
Using SUNFL000.PNG;1 for  /exeleven/pub/backups/Software/Web/Drupal/Themes/sunflower/screenshots/sunflower_node.png (sunflower_normal.png)
/dev/dvd: "Current Write Speed" is 4.1x1385KBps.
:-[ WRITE@LBA=0h failed with SK=5h/ASC=30h/ACQ=05h]: Wrong medium type
:-( media is not formatted or unsupported.
:-( write failed: Wrong medium type
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That's the most details I can think to provide at the moment.

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Post by Void Main » Thu May 05, 2005 12:10 pm

What brand/model is your DVD burner and what brand/model of blank DVDs are you trying to use? Media type is very important although I can't say for sure if this is your problem. I had a pack of memerex DVD+R disks and my DVD drive would only recognize half of them. I had bought a 50 pack of DVD+R disks on clearance at Best Buy and they all seem to work just fine. I think they are TDK. There is a web site out there that lists compatible media with your burner type (there are a few threads in these forums on the subject).

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 12:18 pm

Vendor_info : 'TOSHIBA '
Identifikation : 'ODD-DVD SD-R6372'
Revision : '1030'

I have no idea what brand the discs are because I threw away the wrapper for the spindle of them.

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Post by Tux » Thu May 05, 2005 12:29 pm

long link

Check the media recommended there^

I'm not aware of the best way to identify DVD media in Linux, you may have to resort to wine.
To save this trouble in the future check the internet before you get your credit card out ;)

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 12:35 pm

Thanks, that shown me some decent looking media, ill just order online. Computer shops these days are bull hockey.

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 1:35 pm

Btw tux, cdrecord tells the media type...
Disk type: Phase change
Manuf. index: 11
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
(Note thats a CDRW not the DVD+R discs im using

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Post by Void Main » Thu May 05, 2005 1:49 pm

You might also look at upgrading the firmware in your drive. This could also very possibly be the difference.

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 2:18 pm

Yes I will look into that, the toshiba websites search feature however was as useful as a bowl of goldfish. Any good sites to lookup firmware, im lost at sea.

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 2:29 pm

I found firmware updates, http://www.toshiba-europe.com/storage/I ... av=RSC_PDL

They are for Windows, how will I install them under Linux?

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Post by Void Main » Thu May 05, 2005 3:25 pm

I'm not sure, first thing I would do is complain to Toshiba. Maybe rig up a boot disk of some sort? It does appear that it will have a good chance of fixing your problem though. Look at this link:

http://www.fi.muni.cz/~kas/m6r/#cd

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 7:51 pm

I have Win2k under VMware, think that will be able to do it?

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 7:56 pm

VMware cant, however I know of a Windows XP based boot CD released my microsith that might be able to help me.

I'll torrent it up.

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Post by Void Main » Thu May 05, 2005 7:56 pm

I don't *think* it would hurt to try but I have no idea whether it would work or not.

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Post by X11 » Thu May 05, 2005 8:41 pm

*crosses fingers*

Its hard to say if anything based on that platform will work or not.

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