[kde-linux] k3b won't verify data
derrick_s at tesco.net
Wed Feb 6 18:48:01 UTC 2008
Just an update for today!
On Tuesday 05 February 2008 19:25, Gaffer. inscribed thus:
> Hi Anne,
> On Monday 04 February 2008 19:55, Gaffer. inscribed thus:
> > Hi Anne,
> > > > > > > This bug has been there quite a while. In my
> > > > > > > experience it only seems to affect DVD's CD's write
> > > > > > > and verify for me just fine.
> See below !
> > > > I have only one drive, a NEC_DVD_ RW ND-3500AG-B. Its seems
> > > > only to fail to verify when I burn a DVD. The burn always
> > > > completes just fine, then I hit cancel when its fails to
> > > > start the verification.
> > >
> > > Is there any possibility of borrowing a drive and trying that?
> > > I could be way off beam, but every thread I've read about this
> > > seems to come back to a hardware problem. As a matter of
> > > interest, how old is the drive? Is it one of the early
> > > generation of DVD drives? Standards were not as adhered to in
> > > the early days - the old business of trying to get an advantage
> > > by doing something non-standard. Anyway, if you can borrow a
> > > drive and try that it would answer the problem, one way or the
> > > other.
> > >
> > > Anne
> > Sure I can pop another drive in there and test it. The above
> > drive is probably 5 or 6 months old, but when I remove it I will
> > check the manufactured date for you.
> The date on the drive is "August 07" So that makes it just about 7
> months old.
> The replacement drive is a "Liteon 20L DL DVD" !! I'll have to
> take it out again to check its data. I was in too much of a hurry
> to swap drives I forgot to write it down.
Right had the drive out and looked at the label.
Liteon LH-20-A1P487C-B Date of manufacture 01/07 ie January 2007.
Brand new but its already 12 months old out of the box.
> Ok I give up! I did a burn of the SuSE 10.3 Live CD and it failed
> to verify. So I tried to burn the install DVD with the same
> I'm out of time for today.
I tried again today with a 4Gb data backup to a DVD. Burns just fine
but no verify.
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