k3b refusing to burn a disk
jonorland at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 22:29:05 UTC 2009
2009/1/2 nepal <nepal.roade at googlemail.com>:
> On Friday 02 January 2009 15:25:46 Francisco Borges wrote:
>> Other tips would be to try the next "burn procedure tests" using
>> the "test" option of k3b to avoid wasting disks. It does everything
>> but with the laser light turned off.
> I did try that and the exact same error was generated. I had also
> tried running k3b as root before (i.e. permission problems), but
> again the same error was generated. As this is a completely fresh
> install of k3b, permissions should have been setup, so I suspect some
> other problem. Either my hardware, a Pioneer drive less than one year
> old is faulty, or something is wrong with the k3b package itself. I
> also tried a forced install of the previous version of k3b, but that
> produced the same results and outcome.
> The only thing I havn't tried so far is other burning software. I
> didn't want to install brasero because of dependencies it pulls in,
> but this I will try next, tonight or in the morning.
You could try download nero for linux and try it. Do you get the same
error from both your drives? Can you borrow a drive from a friend and
see if that work in that case it's probably your burner.
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