[kde-linux] K3B won't burn right?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 1 06:32:30 UTC 2008

On Monday 01 September 2008 01:33:55 david wrote:
> David Iannucci wrote:
> >> I can also confirm that there is a problem and as far as I'm following
> >> the related discussionis not on all computers and all burners.
> >> Disabling the eject option helps most, but I burned recently 2 dvds
> >> without eject and k3b coulnd't verify.
> >
> > Thanks to all who responded. I disabled the "eject after writing"
> > setting and I got a successful burn and verify.  Then I took a couple
> > other discs I had burned earlier and did md5sum on them, and on the
> > original ISO file. All match.  So now I have extra copies of Gentoo
> > 2008.0 to give away :-)
> I finally installed a DVD burner (a Samsung model) in my server. I've
> burned a couple of CDs on it. It autoejects, autocloses - and verifies
> just fine.
> On my laptop, with a Toshiba CDRW drive, if it autoejects, it will not
> verify.
I can confirm that I see this differing behaviour.  I've seen no clue 
anywhere, either on my systems or on anything I've read, as to whether the 
difference is in hardware support or software.  I hate mysteries :-)

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