[Bug 15424] Re: Error while burning DVD-RWs: Input/output error

paul cooke paul.cooke100 at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Feb 15 16:53:33 GMT 2008

On Friday 15 February 2008 07:36, alanbshepard70 wrote:
> I'm getting the same errors. I only get the error when burning to a
> DVD-R/+R, DVD-RW discs burn normally. When burning a disc after a reboot
> the first DVD normally burns fine but the next time I try to burn a disc
> I get the error. This has caused me to waste 15 DVDs so far. I hope this
> gets fixed soon.

I had a similar problem with coasters on the second and subsequent burns when 
burning CDs... I discovered that reenabling DMA for that drive using hdparm 
after each burn would allow me to burn more than one without having to keep 

below is the command line I use to reenable DMA for the drive I burn

sudo hdparm -d 1 /dev/hdd

Error while burning DVD-RWs: Input/output error
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