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Old 07-26-2004, 07:35 PM   #1
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Formatting and Burning DVD-RW Discs


Hi, i am using K3b for burning dvds, and i have this DVD-RW.

My first problem was with giving it permission to burn, but igot that, but for some reason now, when itry to burn a dvd, it will give me this error:

WAiting for media..
Writing DVD-R in DAO mode
using growisofs 5.17
Starting writing..
:-( /dev/hdc: unable to proceed with recording: unable to unmount
Fatal error at startup: Device or resource busy


then when i try to format one, i put it in the drive and it says it cannot find any media in the drive..

someone help
 
Old 07-26-2004, 07:57 PM   #2
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If i try and write in root, it gives me some input ouput error :S
 
Old 07-27-2004, 11:00 AM   #3
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anyone?

this sucks cause i know cd-r's are working, but my dvd-rw isn't
 
Old 07-27-2004, 01:13 PM   #4
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DVD reading and writing support in linux is sketchy still. Try to issue "dvdrecord -scanbus" and see if it detects your drive. If it does, make sure that it's detecting it as a dvd-recorder and not simply a cd-recorder. Beyond that you'll have to google as I can't get my TDK working in linux.
 
Old 07-27-2004, 01:41 PM   #5
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mark@linux:~> dvdrecord -scanbus
bash: dvdrecord: command not found
mark@linux:~>


This is what i get
 
Old 07-27-2004, 01:41 PM   #6
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in K3b, it does say my drive supports DVD-r. DVD+rw. DVD-RW

i don't get it
 
  


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