Problem burning DVD

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Jun 23 17:53:58 UTC 2019

On Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:45:54 -0400 (EDT), Daniel Feenberg wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Jun 2019, Polytropon wrote:
> >
> > Sadly, I don't have a spare "slot-in" optical unit for the R61i,
> > so it would be interesting to see if a different drive would lead
> > to a change of results...
> >
> My long (but older) experience with advising people who have trouble 
> burning DVDs is to burn at half the rate (supposedly) supported by the 
> burner and DVD. That almost always cures the problem. Vendors are just a 
> tad optimistic.

Yes, I regularly do this. DVDs usually at 2x speed, CDs at 8x speed.
In the past, I experimented with maximum speed, and found out that
in several cases, the CDs has problems playing in CD players. The
recording time doesn't matter to me, I want something usable. ;-)

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