K3B problem in Lucid Lynx

lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Thu May 13 06:36:13 UTC 2010

On Thursday 13/05/2010 at 4:01 pm, Basil Chupin  wrote:
> On 13/05/10 15:33, Wulfy wrote:
>> Since I've upgraded to Lucid, I haven't been able to burn a DVD. I get
>> an error from cdrecord (error 254, which is, apparently, 'unknown').
>> I've googled but can't find anything that helps. Despite what the 
>> report
>> below says about bytes written, no data is written to the disk.
>> Has anyone had a similar problem?  Any ideas on how to fix it???
>> Debugger output:
>> Devices
>> -----------------------
>> PIONEER DVD-RW  DVR-111D 1.23 (/dev/sr0, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM,
> No problems here at all with k3b and I am using a Pioneer 110 drive.
> Working very well, thank you :-) .
> I did have some trouble a couple of weeks ago when I had to throw out 
> 2
> DVDs which displayed the same (or close enough to it so as to be the
> same) error message and this was caused by a couple of bad DVD blanks 
> -
> pulled the 3rd one from the spindle and all worked AOK from then on.

Might be worth slowing the burn speed down.

Lindsay Mathieson

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