Burning a the 8.1 release DVD iso
sonicy at otenet.gr
Wed Sep 8 19:29:00 UTC 2010
On 08/09/2010 9:44 μ.μ., Patrick Mahan wrote:
> I am wanting to burn the 8.1 DVD iso image onto a DVD-R disc. Previously,
> I did this on my Macbook Pro using OSX, but alas, my HD died on the
> so I am trying to do this on my Sony Vaio desktop system.
> Intel Pentium 4 @ 2.80 GHz w/512 MB memory
> HD: IBM DTLA-307075 (74 G)
> DVD writer: SONY DVD RW DW-U12A/2.0d
> FreeBSD mycroft.adaranet.com 8.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE #0: Sat
> Nov 21 15:48:17 UTC 2009
> root at almeida.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> I have the following modules loaded:
> Id Refs Address Size Name
> 1 17 0xc0400000 b6dfe0 kernel
> 2 1 0xc396b000 26000 linux.ko
> 3 1 0xc3adc000 5e000 radeon.ko
> 4 1 0xc3b3d000 14000 drm.ko
> 5 1 0xc59dd000 4000 atapicam.ko
> The 'camcontrol devlist' command reports:
> <SONY DVD RW DW-U12A 2.0d> at scbus1 target 0 lun 0 (pass1,cd1)
> <SAMSUNG CD-ROM SC-140C A101> at scbus1 target 1 lun 0 (pass0,cd0)
> I have built and installed dvd+rw-tools 7.1 along with cdrtools-2.01.
> If I try to use 'growisofs' :
> mycroft# growisofs -dvd-compat -Z
> :-( /dev/cd1: media is not recognized as recordable DVD: 0
> So then I try to use 'cdrecord' and get the following:
> mycroft# cdrecord dev=1,0,0 speed=16 -v -eject -tao -data
> Cdrecord-Clone 2.01 (i386-unknown-freebsd8.0) Copyright (C) 1995-2004
> Jörg Schilling
> TOC Type: 1 = CD-ROM
> scsidev: '1,0,0'
> scsibus: 1 target: 0 lun: 0
> Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
> SCSI buffer size: 64512
> atapi: 0
> Device type : Removable CD-ROM
> Version : 0
> Response Format: 2
> Capabilities :
> Vendor_info : 'SONY '
> Identifikation : 'DVD RW DW-U12A '
> Revision : '2.0d'
> Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
> Current: 0x0000
> Profile: 0x001B
> Profile: 0x001A
> Profile: 0x0014
> Profile: 0x0013
> Profile: 0x0011
> Profile: 0x0010
> Profile: 0x000A
> Profile: 0x0009
> Profile: 0x0008
> cdrecord: This version of cdrecord does not include DVD-R/DVD-RW
> support code.
> cdrecord: If you need DVD-R/DVD-RW support, ask the Author for
> cdrecord: Free test versions and free keys for personal use are at
> Using generic SCSI-3/mmc CD-R/CD-RW driver (mmc_cdr).
> Driver flags : MMC-3 SWABAUDIO BURNFREE
> Supported modes: TAO PACKET SAO SAO/R96R RAW/R96R
> Drive buf size : 8112896 = 7922 KB
> Drive DMA Speed: 5744 kB/s 32x CD 4x DVD
> FIFO size : 4194304 = 4096 KB
> Track 01: data 2199 MB
> Total size: 2525 MB (250:12.89) = 1125967 sectors
> Lout start: 2525 MB (250:14/67) = 1125967 sectors
> cdrecord: Input/output error. test unit ready: scsi sendcmd: retryable
> CDB: 00 00 00 00 00 00
> status: 0x2 (CHECK CONDITION)
> Sense Bytes: 70 00 02 00 00 00 00 12 00 00 00 00 30 00 00 00 00 00 00
> 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00
> Sense Key: 0x2 Not Ready, Segment 0
> Sense Code: 0x30 Qual 0x00 (incompatible medium installed) Fru 0x0
> Sense flags: Blk 0 (not valid)
> cmd finished after 0.010s timeout 40s
> cdrecord: No disk / Wrong disk!
> However, I went to the ftp ftp.berlios.de and there I find a message
> that ProDVD has been released
> as of cdrtools-2.01.01a09.
> So obviously I am missing something. The handbook is not quite clear
> on this issue. And my googling has
> only located the issues regarding needing to load atapicam.ko module.
> Any help or educational experience is appreciated.
> Patrick Mahan
> Adara Networks
Nothing wrong with your growisofs line. That's what I use all the time
to write DVD isos, including FreeBSD install media.
It seems the drive is unable to recognize the media as a recordable one
(look at the cdrecord message: incompatible medium found and growisofs:
media not recognized as recordable dvd). Could you try with a different
Try both DVD+R and DVD-R. I've had this before: specific drives refusing
to work with specific media.
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