Problem writing FreeBSD 6 ISO files using Nero 5.5

Paig Chong Woo cw at
Tue Mar 7 22:39:11 UTC 2006

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : owner-freebsd-stable at 
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-stable at] De la part de Benjamin Sher
> Envoyé : mercredi 8 mars 2006 00:23
> À : freebsd-stable at
> Objet : Problem writing FreeBSD 6 ISO files using Nero 5.5
> Dear friends:
> Now that my BIOS problem has been resolved (I'm going out 
> momentarily to buy a new keyboard), my last major hurdle 
> before I can install FreeBSD is burning the two FreeBSD ISO 
> images on my CD-RW CD using my CDWriter and Nero 5.5. When I 
> insert my brand new CD-RW (700 MB) into my CD-RW drive and 
> click on "Burn Image" in Nero, then go to my FreeBSD folder, 
> then select the first FreeBSD ISO disk and then hit Write, 
> the writing starts with "Checking disks" in the status bar. 
> But soon it stops and the CD is expelled from the CD drive 
> with the error message: "Medium empty. Please put new CD (or 
> whatever) into drive." This happens every time even though 
> each time I put a brand new Memorex CD.
> Your help would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
> Benjamin

Wouldn't that be related to the type of the CD-RW? High-speed CD writers
can't use newer Ultra-speed CD-RWs. Can you write anything else on the

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