DVD Burning with K3b

albi albi at scii.nl
Fri Sep 22 14:26:03 UTC 2006

On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 20:17:31 +0600
Gayal <gayal.rupasinghe at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a DVD RW Writer in my laptop.  I  use win XP to burn DVDs. But
> had errors on Imation DVD+R | 16X with a writing speed of 8X.
> When i use Kubuntu K3b it worked perfect for me with the same DVD. No
> errors at all.
> Is this possible? After all it's the same piece of Hardware i am
> using. -- 

i can imagine it's possible, few years ago there was a serious issue
with LG-cdroms and a certain linux-kernel in mandrake linux (now

see here :

quote : "reveals that CD-ROM is physically dead."

so, yes, certain software can damage hardware ;-)


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