Re: unable to read some of a DVD contents
> As you mentioned, neither the burner nor the media
> is the one to blame so what
> is the thing that causes the test checksum to fail?
In this case the individual media is to blame.
At least in conjunction with my burner device.
The annoying problem with DVD burning is that it
is so hard to predict wether an individual
combination of burner and media will work
flawlessly. So, in case of trouble, one will most
often get the advice to either use other media or
upgrade the drive's firmware.
Of course, this is the expression of pure
helplessness. We are poking in the mist by
help of very long sticks.
> Does that cause by the "on-the-fly" burn using growisofs?
It should not. (But who knows for sure ?)
Modern burners are protected against buffer
underrun which used to be the main problem
of burning on-the-fly with old CD recorders.
Up to now i could not find a correlation
between obvious slowdowns of the feeding
data stream and failure to checkread the
Have a nice day :)