[ubuntu-uk] CD Burning with Hardy

Steve Cook yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 29 22:56:23 BST 2008

On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 22:19 +0100, James Westby wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-04-29 at 21:40 +0100, Steve Cook wrote:
> > AS mentioned in another thread some of us are having a few problems
> > burning CD/DVDs, especially RW types, after upgrading form Gutsy to
> > Hardy.  It was suggested that a clean install might cure these problems,
> > and sure enough it does.
> > I've no produced several copies of X/K/ubuntu on different types and
> > makes of disc and tried them on several machines and all ran OK.
> > 
> > Not sure why upgrading should cause so much problems with this function,
> > there again nobody else seems to know either.
> Hi,
> Does anyone still have a machine showing these symptoms? Has
> any one found/filed a bug about it?
I haven't seen an official bug report, just questions and comments on a
couple of forums.  I've still got the upgraded version on another
partition and will be trying a few things later in the week to see if I
can make sense of it.  I did try swapping CD drives about and got
slightly different results and also discovered a dodgy cable.  I'll try
all my drives with the clean install to see if there may be a hardware
problem. Anybody else got any ideas of things to try to isolate the


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