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Re: CLOSE SESSION failed with SK=2h/ASC=04h/ACQ=07h

On Fri, 10 Jun 2005 15:44:39 +0200, Zlatko Calusic <zlatko.calusic@iskon.hr> writes:

> Two things:
> 1) After applying the patch from http://gergo.risko.hu/growisofs.patch
> everything worked flawlessly! I've successfully burned the DVD+RW,
> without errors. If it's at all possible, please include this patch in
> the next version of dvd+rw-tools (or at least the Debian packages, as
> that's what I'm using :)) Should I file a bug report for Debian, or is
> this mail report enough?

I'm the author of the patch.  I'll be happy if someone include it
upstreamly or in the Debian distribtuion, but please read my original
letter, where I mentioned the patch, since it is just a quick hack.
Growisofs needs a _good_ error handling mechanism and this mechanism
should decide that the error code is one of the retryable ones.  We
shouldn't put little while cycles like this everywhere we need.  And
this patch exactly do the latter for one scanario.  It is just a hack.

> 2) If others have encountered same trouble (seems so looking at the
> list archives) DON'T THROW AWAY the DVD you think you have just
> destroyed! Looking at the patch, it seemed to me that DVD needed just
> to be finalized (lead-out written), and that's exactly what I tried to
> do. To my utmost happiness, it worked! I used cdrecord-prodvd utility
> with only the -fix option. Few seconds later, the DVD was readable,
> indeed. I don't know a way to do it with growisofs.

Nero for linux can also fix it.  I think it will be quite easy to
cut&paste a utility from known GPL'd free softwares to the same task.
But we should simply fix the growisofs.

I'm sorry to see, that no new growisofs release since a lot of time,
no anonymous public CVS or any way to start contribute to this project
(it needs contribution: messy, not abstract code).


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