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Re: What does this error mean ?


> Track 01: 4227 of 4227 MB written (fifo 100%) [buf 100%]   4.3x.
> ...
> CDB:  35 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
> ...
> Sense Key: 0x3 Medium Error, deferred error, Segment 0
> Sense Code: 0x73 Qual 0x04 (program memory area update failure) Fru 0x0

Affected is some kind of DVD, i assume.

Failed command is SYNCHRONIZE CACHE, which is
supposed to be issued at the very end of a
burn. It tells the drive that the logical track
is finished.

The error would rather belong to CD media.
"The Program Memory Area is present only for
 CD-R and CD-RW media for the purpose of
 accounting for the usage of user data areas
 on the medium. [...]
 Update the PMA means to update the PMA on the
 disc or to update the PMA Cache that shall be
 written to the PMA on the disc prior to the
 removing the disc from the Drive."
It is likely that the firmware programmers
of your drive re-use that CD error code for
some DVD mishap.

So the problem is obviously between drive and
media and not between burn program and drive.
That means the classic remedy applies:
Try what happens if you use different media or
a different drive.

Have a nice day :)


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