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

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Mon Sep 1 23:44:33 UTC 2008

Anne Wilson wrote:
> 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 :-)

Ah, c'mon - they're what keep programmers busy! And there's nothing more 
dangerous than a bored programmer! ;-)

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