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CD-R works DVD-R does not

Postby izombie_eat on Wed Feb 13, 2013 1:58 pm

I have two different machines with the same problem. Both of them can see CD-Rs just fine and I can burn CD-Rs in Brasero or K3b with no problem. If I try to use a DVD-R however, then it doesn't even think there is media inserted into the drive. The two machines have different motherboards, CPUs, MEM, drives, and DVD burners. Both DVD burners could see and burn DVDs using other operating systems such as Fedora and Windows. Below is the inxi output of one of the machines. I figure we should troubleshoot one and then I can research the other one myself. Thanks in advance.

$ inxi -Fc 0
System: Host: <PRIVATE> Kernel: 3.5.0-17-generic i686 (32 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 14 Nadia
Machine: Mobo: ASUSTeK model: M4N68T-M-V2 version: Rev X.0x Bios: American Megatrends version: 0702 date: 01/26/2011
CPU: Quad core AMD Phenom II X4 970 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm)
Clock Speeds: 1: 3500.00 MHz 2: 800.00 MHz 3: 800.00 MHz 4: 800.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 210]
X.Org: 1.13.0 drivers: (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nouveau Resolution: 1440x900@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NVA8 GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 9.0
Audio: Card-1: NVIDIA MCP61 High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel Sound: ALSA ver: 1.0.25
Card-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
Network: Card: NVIDIA MCP61 Ethernet driver: forcedeth
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <PRIVATE>
Drives: HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (4.0% used) 1: id: /dev/sda model: ST3500413AS size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 451G used: 19G (5%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 8.59GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
RAID: No RAID devices detected - /proc/mdstat and md_mod kernel raid module present
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 41.0C mobo: 31.0C gpu: 41.0
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 2860 sys-1: 0
Info: Processes: 177 Uptime: 1:26 Memory: 750.8/8090.4MB Client: Shell inxi: 1.8.4
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Re: CD-R works DVD-R does not

Postby dagon on Wed Feb 13, 2013 2:55 pm

Both DVD burners could see and burn DVDs using other operating systems such as Fedora...

What software/version did you use under Fedora?
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