k3b and dvd problems

Dr g goateye at goateye.com
Tue Apr 26 11:04:47 MDT 2005


make sure you have the lastest code.. i think there was an update for k3b on 
suse 9.3... (i could be wrong).. just do a yast online update...


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On Tuesday 26 April 2005 10:37, Stephen Shaw wrote:
> I haven't tested the max yet, but I believe if you keep you burns under
> 2 gigs ( which is stupid for dvds) mkisfos or whatever doesn't through a
> fit and you get a good burn.
>
> -Stephen
>
> still digging
>
> On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 10:19 -0600, Stephen Shaw wrote:
> > Just to double check I burned a cd iso image and it worked just fine.
> > Then is it the software?
> >
> > -Stephen
> >
> > On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 09:57 -0600, Nicholas Leippe wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 26 April 2005 09:55 am, Stephen Shaw wrote:
> > > > I keep getting bad burns with my dvd burner and k3b.  K3b will report
> > > > that it was successful but if you do a data check on it, it comes
> > > > back bad.  You can also tell by the amount of written data on the
> > > > disk.  Any ideas as to why it might do this?  Am I the only one
> > > > having this problem?
> > >
> > > I'm also not having success with DVD burning.
> > > I'm using gentoo, kernel 2.6.11, xcdroast and cdrecord-dvdpro-whatever
> > > it is. It burns cds fine, and will successfully complete a dummy-mode
> > > DVD burn, but I've only managed to make coasters when trying to burn a
> > > DVD for real.
> > >
> > > It keeps reporting drive errors, but I suspect it's software/drivers
> > > and not hardware.
> > >
> > > I am not using the ide-scsi stuff, despite what the software warns and
> > > suggests, since the kernel config (and Linus on l-k) says it is
> > > depracated and not the way to do things anymore...
> > >
> > > Any ideas where to even start?
> >
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