Writing to DVD+R DL

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 14:35:24 UTC 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 12:12 AM, Bill Davidsen <davidsen at tmr.com> wrote:
> garys at email.com wrote:
>  > Hello - A couple of months ago I purchased 3 Memorex DVD+R DLs.  K3b
>  > assures me that my writer is capable of writing a
>  > DVD+R DL yet each time I write to one ( without any error messages) the
>  > finished disk is unable to be mounted. ( the error message tells me
>  > there is no media to be mounted). So - the question - Are other folks
>  > succeeding in writing double layer DVDs. (using fc8 and
>  > k3b).                                           .......gary
>  >
>  Writing with command line tools works on FC[678] just fine. Don't use
>  graphical tools, since they are usually calling the command line tools
>  after taking a guess at how to do what I want.
>  I use both growisofs and cdrecord, that's the *real* cdrecord, not the
>  old hacked version which is really woeful or some such. Use growisofs to
>  start, it will do virtually everything you need to do.

I've used K3B on Memorex DVD+R DLs under F8 with no problems. My DVD
writer is an LG GSA-4163B. Have you tried mounting the DVD on another
machine, or in a normal DVD player? Do other DVDs mount correctly on
your machine?


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