K3B problem in Lucid Lynx

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Thu May 13 06:51:01 UTC 2010

On 13/05/10 07:36, lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com wrote:
> 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
> http://blackpaw.jalbum.net/home/
Thanks, Lindsay.

I always burn at 6x as the 14x burn fails every time.  I finally got a 
burn after trying 5 disks...  dunno what's been happening. <:@)



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