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Re: Dual-Layer DVD Burn Failure

CJ Kucera <pez@apocalyptech.com> wrote:

> Hello - I'm having some issues burning a dual-layer DVD.  Yesterday I
> burnt my last DVD+R DL disc (Memorex 2.4x) so I got another pack of
> essentially the same, though this was rated at 8x.  It looks like that's
> the one difference between the two packs of discs.  Now, whenever I try
> to burn to these new discs, I get the following, apparently right around
> the layer split:
> >  50.08% done, estimate finish Thu Jan 10 12:28:35 2008
> > :-[ WRITE@LBA=1f7700h failed with SK=3h/ASC=73h/ACQ=03h]: Input/output error
> > :-( write failed: Input/output error
> I know that this corresponds to "POWER CALIBRATION AREA ERROR" but that

I still don't understand why there is no readable output from growisofs.

> The new, blank discs look like this with dvd+rw-mediainfo:
> > # dvd+rw-mediainfo /dev/dvd
> > INQUIRY:                [Optiarc ][DVD RW AD-7170A ][1.02]
> >  Mounted Media:         2Bh, DVD+R Double Layer
> >  Media ID:              RITEK/S04

Try to avoid this manufacturer at least for dual layer. I got many reports 
about drives that will not write to the 2nd layer.


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