Re: dvd writes truncated 3 Mbytes

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Fri Nov 18 2005 - 17:51:31 EST

On Friday 18 November 2005 17:41, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 05:03:47PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> I've just tried to burn a dvd iso 4 times, 2 different brands of
>> disks, getting an identical but bad md5sum for all 4 writes.
>> K3B reports it has written 1160 or 1163 Mbytes each time, but doesn't
>> seem to have a problem with that.
>> Kernel is, without packet writing for cd/dvd turned on, but
>> I have one with it enabled building now. K3B is 0.11.13, cdrecord is
>> 2.1(dvd), groisofs is 5.21, mkisofs is 2.1-a34. The drive is a
>> Lite-On DVDRW SOHW-1673S.
>> Has anyone else encountered a similar problem? I've been making
>> good cd's all along with no problems, in this new drive, till now.
>Seems more of an application issue than a kernel issue.

To me too.

>Does it work from the command line (could be a k3b bug after all)?

Haven't tried it, thats always been a puzzle for me.

>cdrecord with dvd support (unless prodvd version) is not worth using on
>most drives. growisofs is great for most drives.
>The cdwrite mailinst list at (not debian specific) is
>the best place I know to get answers to cd/dvd writing questions.

I'll post there, thanks. Waiting on sub confirm notice now.
>Len Sorensen

Cheers, Gene
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