Can't read K3b burned [backup] DVD

Nigel Ridley nigel at
Sun Oct 22 11:17:36 BST 2006

Lord Sauron wrote:
> On 10/21/06, Rob Blomquist <rob.blomquist at> wrote:
>> On Saturday 21 October 2006 10:55, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>>> I just burned a Teac DVD+R x16 RW with all my important files as a
>>> backup - trouble is I can't get it to mount. It doesn't auto-mount and
>>> other DVD's that I have made in the same way, albeit from Philips, do
>>> auto-mount.
>>> I also can't mount it manually:
>> With K3B under Ubuntu, I have burned several coasters recently with my CDRW
>> drive. I can't think of another distro that I have ever had a coaster burn.
>> My CDs are not getting finalized properly, and K3B is warning me of the
>> problem, and asking that I burn a new one. Are you getting the same message,
>> or are you like me, and don't look all that often.
> Be sure that you have K3B verify the written data.  I've found that
> saves a lot of time.
> Also, I don't think that you're tring to mount it correctly.  I think
> that /etc/fstab should read it as being mounted as a partition type of
> "auto."  This should cover all the formats (udf, iso9660, etc)

It must be the dvd disk as other dvd's mount OK

> If that doesn't solve it, then my bag of tricks is officially empty.
> At that point I'd declare it a decorative item and get on with life.

But I don't want to make more coasters - it would be nice to find out if 
it is Teac dvd's that is the problem





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