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Old 12-14-2005, 04:51 PM   #1
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Problem trying to make a video DVD with k3b

I am having a problem trying to burn a DVD with k3b.

I am selecting the option 'make a new video dvd project' and dragging a mpg file to the video_ts folder shown by k3b. When I select burn it fails and shows an error code:-

:-( unable to pread64(2) primary volume descriptor: Input/output error you most likely want to use -Z option.

No idea what this means am afraid. Any help appreciated.

My system is suse 64 bit version 10.0 kde 3.4

The full error report is:-

K3b Version: 0.12.9

KDE Version: 3.4.3 Level "b"
QT Version: 3.3.4
Kernel: 2.6.13-15.7-default
PHILIPS DVDR1640P P2.2 (/dev/hdb, ) at /media/dvdrecorder [CD-R; CD-RW; CD-ROM; DVD-ROM; DVD-R; DVD-RW; DVD+R; DVD+RW; DVD+R DL] [DVD-ROM; DVD-R Sequential; DVD-RW Sequential; DVD+RW; DVD+R; DVD+R Double Layer; CD-ROM; CD-R; CD-RW] [SAO; TAO; RAW; SAO/R96R; RAW/R16; RAW/R96R; Restricted Overwrite]

SONY DVD-ROM DDU1621 S4.1 (/dev/hdd, ) at /media/dvd [CD-ROM; DVD-ROM] [DVD-ROM; CD-ROM] [None]
Used versions
growisofs: 5.21
mkisofs: 2.1

:-( unable to pread64(2) primary volume descriptor: Input/output error
you most likely want to use -Z option.

growisofs command:
/usr/bin/growisofs -M /dev/hdb -use-the-force-luke=notray -use-the-force-luke=tty -speed=8 -gui -graft-points -volid K3b data project -volset -appid K3B THE CD KREATOR 1998-2005 SEBASTIAN TRUEG AND THE K3B TEAM -publisher -preparer -sysid LINUX -volset-size 1 -volset-seqno 1 -sort /tmp/kde-garry/k3bOFvHlb.tmp -rational-rock -hide-list /tmp/kde-garry/k3b9EJrOb.tmp -joliet -hide-joliet-list /tmp/kde-garry/k3byST0sb.tmp -full-iso9660-filenames -iso-level 2 -path-list /tmp/kde-garry/k3b4Z4Bsb.tmp
Old 12-14-2005, 11:45 PM   #2
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I believe you first need to encode the mp3 file into a .vob file. Then you can place the .vob file into the VIDEO_TS folder and burn it to a DVD.

K3b has an encoding tool so you may use that or you can use audacity.


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