Getting errors writing large iso image to DVD (bug in atapi driver?)

Yuri yuri at
Wed Oct 31 14:02:11 PDT 2007


This is not a cheap DVD from discounters. It's DVD-R from TDK. And drive is from
Pioneer. So I don't really understand why it would be such a problem.

Also you mentioned that cheap DVDs work ok on Windows but not on FreeBSD. This
also suggests that it's some ATAPI driver bug.


Quoting MAILING 2 <mailing at>:

> I often recognized that problem with cheap DVD from discounters. As long
> as I used
> DVD+RW's  from Verbatim I didn't get those input/output errors. I noticed,
> that cheap DVD's works with Windows and the same ISO File like a charme
> but doesn't work with FreeBSD. Those errors with nasty DVD's were
> reproducible
> for me.
> Christian

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