[Bug 531901] [NEW] Can't burn CD's using any tool

Jaka jaka.luthar at gmail.com
Thu Mar 4 13:21:40 GMT 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: cdrecord

I have this Dell Studio 1555 and Ubuntu 9.10 installed. I can't burn a CD from here and neither from Windows virtual machine.
The output from the terminal:

jaka at LaptopJaka:~/Desktop$ sudo cdrecord -v speed=16 dev='/dev/scd0' VinsekISOMaster.iso
wodim: No write mode specified.
wodim: Asuming -tao mode.
wodim: Future versions of wodim may have different drive dependent defaults.
TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
scsidev: '/dev/scd0'
devname: '/dev/scd0'
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
Wodim version: 1.1.9
SCSI buffer size: 64512
Device type    : Removable CD-ROM
Version        : 5
Response Format: 2
Capabilities   : 
Vendor_info    : 'HL-DT-ST'
Identification : 'DVD+-RW GA11N   '
Revision       : 'A101'
Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
Current: 0x0009 (CD-R)
Profile: 0x0012 (DVD-RAM) 
Profile: 0x0011 (DVD-R sequential recording) 
Profile: 0x0015 (DVD-R/DL sequential recording) 
Profile: 0x0014 (DVD-RW sequential recording) 
Profile: 0x0013 (DVD-RW restricted overwrite) 
Profile: 0x001A (DVD+RW) 
Profile: 0x001B (DVD+R) 
Profile: 0x002B (DVD+R/DL) 
Profile: 0x0010 (DVD-ROM) 
Profile: 0x0009 (CD-R) 
Profile: 0x000A (CD-RW) 
Profile: 0x0008 (CD-ROM) (current)
Profile: 0x0002 (Removable disk) 
Using generic SCSI-3/mmc   CD-R/CD-RW driver (mmc_cdr).
Driver flags   : MMC-3 SWABAUDIO BURNFREE 
Supported modes: TAO PACKET SAO SAO/R96P SAO/R96R RAW/R16 RAW/R96P RAW/R96R
Drive buf size : 1053696 = 1029 KB
Beginning DMA speed test. Set CDR_NODMATEST environment variable if device
communication breaks or freezes immediately after that.
Drive DMA Speed: 14272 kB/s 81x CD 10x DVD
FIFO size      : 12582912 = 12288 KB
Track 01: data   685 MB        
Total size:      787 MB (78:00.00) = 351000 sectors
Lout start:      787 MB (78:02/00) = 351000 sectors
Current Secsize: 2048
ATIP info from disk:
  Indicated writing power: 5
  Is not unrestricted
  Is not erasable
  Disk sub type: Medium Type B, low Beta category (B-) (4)
  ATIP start of lead in:  -11607 (97:27/18)
  ATIP start of lead out: 359849 (79:59/74)
Disk type:    Short strategy type (Phthalocyanine or similar)
Manuf. index: 18
Manufacturer: Plasmon Data systems Ltd.
Blocks total: 359849 Blocks current: 359849 Blocks remaining: 8849
Speed set to 2822 KB/s
Starting to write CD/DVD at speed  16.0 in real TAO mode for single session.
Last chance to quit, starting real write in    0 seconds. Operation starts.
Waiting for reader process to fill input buffer ... input buffer ready.
Performing OPC...
Starting new track at sector: 0
Track 01:    1 of  685 MB written (fifo 100%) [buf  99%]   0.5x.Errno: 5 (Input/output error), write_g1 scsi sendcmd: no error
CDB:  2A 00 00 00 02 0F 00 00 1F 00
status: 0x2 (CHECK CONDITION)
Sense Bytes: 70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0A 2A 30 02 80 21 02 00 00
Sense Key: 0x5 Illegal Request, Segment 0
Sense Code: 0x21 Qual 0x02 (invalid address for write) Fru 0x0
Sense flags: Blk 0 (not valid) 
cmd finished after 0.002s timeout 40s

write track data: error after 1079296 bytes
wodim: The current problem looks like a buffer underrun.
wodim: It looks like 'driveropts=burnfree' does not work for this drive.
wodim: Please report.
wodim: Make sure that you are root, enable DMA and check your HW/OS set up.
Writing  time:   23.015s
Average write speed 203.8x.
Min drive buffer fill was 99%
Fixating time:   27.450s
wodim: fifo had 208 puts and 18 gets.
wodim: fifo was 0 times empty and 7 times full, min fill was 97%.
jaka at LaptopJaka:~/Desktop$

** Affects: cdrtools (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

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