Re: Dual format DVD burner drive problem
>From email@example.com Tue Dec 16 05:15:29 2003
>I got cdrecord-ProDVD to run after a bit. It burned the DVD+RW and it is mounted and readable.
>No errors at present. The ouput from cdrecord-ProDVD is below.
>As you will see there are a number of warnings also in the listing.
As documented this is because the manucaturer ignores SCSI standards :-(
>I also had to use a fresh media that had only been formated, but never really used.
>A zeroed media would not work, it reported not enough space on the media.
Try cdrecord -force, I hope to find a solution soon.
>When I blank a DVD+RW I have writing 32 MBytes of zeroes to the disk using sdd.
>The media can no longer be mounted at that point, so I figure it is erased for my purposes.
>The max speed of the media is 2.4x so it burned it at full speed as well.
>I'll be back in a bit. It looks like I have to reboot now.
>I unmounted the drive, erased the media, ejected the tray,
>went to reload the media and now it does not want to respond.
>It reports drive not ready/no medium, the busy LED is steady on,
>the eject button doesn't work, etc. So I guess it needs to be repowered.
May be the firmware of the drive is not very stable or Linux did hang.
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