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Re: Is dvd-r not supported in cdrecord?

"Thomas Schmitt" <scdbackup@gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> chi kwan:
> > > Cannot write dvd-r(w) but with dvd+rw is great
> > > dvd-r(w) support of the drive/system is alright using CD/DVD creator comes
> > > with Gnome
> Possibly this uses growisofs as burn engine.
> (To verify this: have a look with
>     ps -ef | grep growisofs
>  while a DVD burn is going on.)

cdrecord is supports to write DVD-R since February 1998, this is _long_
before growisofs even exists and _long_ before commercial DVD writing software
exists. Cdrecord does not call growisofs....

> > > CDB:  2A 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 10 00
> > > Sense Key: 0x5 Illegal Request, Segment 0
> > > Sense Code: 0x30 Qual 0x05 (cannot write medium - incompatible format) Fru
> Joerg Schilling:
> > It looks like your drive does not like the low quality media you are using.
> I have sincere doubt that poor media quality
> can cause a 5,30,05 error. It clearly belongs
> to a family of complaints about media types

It may be that this is a problem caused by "hald" or it's recent replacement (I 
belive it is called "device-kit" or similar) disturbing the write process. You 
may like to kill all related processes before tryng to write again.


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