LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-10-2004, 10:19 PM   #1
Frank_Drebin
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
Posts: 232

Rep: Reputation: 30
K3b indicated speed higher than speed of DVD+R


I installed K3b-0.11.17 from the Slackware site. It burns CDR's and CDRW's fine. When I tried to burn a video dvd I got the "Failed to change Write Speed" error. I searched on LQ and found this to be a common problem. I "fixed" (translates to "worked around") the issue by checking the ignore speed button when burning.The thing is this, I put a 4x DVD+R in the burner and burned a movie. The speed indicator of K3b says it was burning at 6x-8x throughout the process. The DVD is only a 4x DVD. The odd thing is that the DVD played fine in my DVD player. Is the indicated speed inaccurate or am I just lucky? I can't slow it down as it only burns DVDs in the "ignore speed" mode. Any ideas on this one? Also, has anyone found a fix for the "Failed to Change Write Speed" error? Thanks

BTW- I'm running Slackware 10 (current).

Last edited by Frank_Drebin; 11-10-2004 at 10:21 PM.
 
Old 11-12-2004, 10:17 AM   #2
Frank_Drebin
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
Posts: 232

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Wow, this is the first time I have asked a question and "stumped" the panel. Is there a prize?
 
Old 11-13-2004, 04:26 AM   #3
DarkVenger
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: VCO
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 42

Rep: Reputation: 25
The speed problem is not a problem, I do not know what dvd drive do you have but my Plextor PX-708A can burn DVDs at higher speeds, for example, a DVD+R (and just +R) of 4x can be burned at 8x with no prob, however this dependes on the brand of de DVD.

The error in k3b I don't know, mine burnes all dvds at full speed, I can change it, but when it starts burning it ignores the speed I wanted , for example, I can put a DVD+R at 2.4x but he will burne it at 8x.
 
Old 11-13-2004, 10:10 AM   #4
H2O-linux
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Location: Second ring of youranus
Distribution: debian testing
Posts: 153

Rep: Reputation: 30
try the " raw " data under burn options. This is the only way with my internal philips.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K3b and slow burn speed bird603568 Slackware 8 10-24-2005 11:21 PM
k3b speed issues ganja_guru Linux - Software 5 03-31-2005 07:04 PM
K3B CD burning speed dc2447 Linux - Software 9 02-08-2005 03:55 PM
K3B burn speed RedRaven Fedora 3 12-16-2004 01:57 PM
k3b speed issue Pathian Linux - Hardware 2 10-22-2003 05:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:11 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration