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fedora dvd burning share|improve this question edited Mar 6 '11 at 21:06 asked Mar 5 '11 at 18:40 Mr. media size 582.13 Mb. 2010-11-01 10:42:21 Info Total size 582 Mb., Target size DVD5 4300 Mb., Occupation 13.54% 2010-11-01 10:42:21 Info Conversion completed in 00:09:49 2010-11-01 10:42:21 Info Rendering rate: 1.23 Detected CD-R drive: /dev/cdrw Using /dev/cdrom of unknown capabilities Device type : Removable CD-ROM Version : 5 Response Format: 2 Capabilities : Vendor_info : 'Memorex ' Identification : 'DVD+/-DLRWL1 F16' Revision Thanks for you help response once again. this contact form

I am guessing that every burner has a media that it works with best,,,and the trick is finding it. I 13:11:30 Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (5.1, Build 2600 : Service Pack 1) I 13:11:30 Initialising SPTI... the price!). But if someone is interested then can hack on cdrecord-3.00-1.fc13.src.rpm file and produce packages for the latest Fedora releases! http://forum.imgburn.com/index.php?/topic/500-cannot-write-medium-incompatible-format/

There is also ISOMaster that can write an iso image to dvd/cd, or Brasero is the default burning program for Gnome (I have had problems with Brasero myself, but numerous people Search this Thread 09-13-2010, 11:33 AM #1 TuxLives Member Registered: Sep 2003 Location: Tacoma, WA Distribution: Mandriva all the way Posts: 145 Rep: I cannot burn data DVD This W 10:57:07 Failed to Write Sectors 6592 - 6623 - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 10:57:07 Retrying (1 of 20)... W 10:57:07 Retry Failed - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 10:57:07 Retrying (18 of 20)...

I then loaded and used the OEM version of Nero that came with the drive (I don't like, and don't want to use Nero) just to see if it worked, and kurtdriver View Public Profile Find all posts by kurtdriver #7 2nd May 2011, 03:11 PM bob Online Administrator (yeah, back again) Join Date: Jul 2004 Location: Colton, NY; Just experiment around with different types and find the media that works best in your burner. Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks !

Back to top #3 chityc chityc Newbie Members 6 posts Posted 20 June 2007 - 05:31 PM QUOTE (John at Roxio @ Jun 20 2007, 10:19 AM) Well its a media Now I get exactly what was written previous, only I also get it in test mode. As I said, the problem with crap discs is that they are inconsistant - some work, some don't. Here is my posting from unix.stackexchange.com: I have been trying to burn a few ISOs lately with no success and have certainly used this hardware in the past, so I am

Set CDR_NODMATEST environment variable if device communication breaks or freezes immediately after that. FAQ Forum Quick Links Unanswered Posts New Posts View Forum Leaders FAQ Contact an Admin Forum Community Forum Council FC Agenda Forum Governance Forum Staff Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct Forum Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? If you don't want to use a command line program, K3B can be configured to use cdrskin.

This might also be because wodim is a very buggy replacement of cdrecord which is included in most distros instead of cdrecord. https://forum.kde.org/viewtopic.php?f=153&t=121343 not a fan of Smallville are you?! Having trouble burning your dual layer discs ? Because it works in test mode we know it's not a problem with the program talking to the drive.

Try something other than CMC media, they're a massive source of problems, especially in LiteOn drives (yours is an OEM LiteOn 1633). weblink Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. Please don't PM them.In fact, don't PM me at all unless it's something I've asked to be told about!Before asking questions, search the forum to see if someone else already has.Use I will make one guide homepage as suggested by one user on thread and put files and guide there...

Posted 03 January 2006 - 12:43 PM I definitely don't have a big wallet but after my old faves Ritek let me down I switched to TYG02's and wished I had E 14:18:36 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:16:05 I 14:18:36 Average Write Rate: 1,580 KB/s (1.1x) - Maximum Write Rate: 2,812 KB/s (2.0x) Also as the subject states, I tried the software W 14:18:09 Retry Failed - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 14:18:09 Retrying (16 of 20)... navigate here Back to top #19 John Schneider John Schneider ISF Newbie Members 3 posts Posted 04 January 2006 - 10:02 PM John Schneider......

Password Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues. Your recorder may be faulty. Then the user would know the problem immediately?Anyway, thanks for your suggestion, John.chityc.

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Oh, yeah, before trying this all, try setting k3b to use cdrdao instead of cdrecord/wodim. The burner did successfully do a CD just now. Registered Linux User #362651 Don't use any of my solutions on working computers or near small children. I won't reply - Especially if you have post count of 0!!!Replies to posts belong in the forum where everyone can read them.

W 10:57:07 Retry Failed - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 10:57:07 Retrying (15 of 20)... W 14:18:09 Retry Failed - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 14:18:09 Retrying (3 of 20)... The time now is 04:12 PM. his comment is here Try installing real cdrecord.

Rather than download software from the microsoft link you provided, I'd suggest the homepage Some of the packages on that page are in the Fedora repos, which is the preferred way W 10:57:07 Retry Failed - Cannot Write Medium - Incompatible Format W 10:57:07 Retrying (5 of 20)... Last chance to quit, starting real write in 2 seconds. 1 seconds. 0 seconds.

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