Can't read K3b burned [backup] DVD

Grumpy Penguin grumpypenguin at qwest.net
Sun Oct 22 13:48:54 BST 2006


On Sunday 22 October 2006 03:17, Nigel Ridley wrote:
> Lord Sauron wrote:
> > On 10/21/06, Rob Blomquist <rob.blomquist at verizon.net> 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
blank media varies a lot as to quality even in the same lot
>
> Blessings,
>
> Nigel
>
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