burning problem

Asked by justin on 2011-04-22

when i try to burn an ISO like the way stated on burning Ubuntu to disk with Ubuntu i get the error ... SCSI error on write(0,16): See MMC specs: Sense Key 4 "Drive error", ASC 91 ASCQ 72 ... what does this mean?

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delance (olivier-delance) said : #1

What is the model of your DVD writer? NEC?

justin (jsustin212) said : #2

AOPEN
CD/DVD rewritable drive
model number DUW1616/ARR

Have you tried other burning apps?

justin (jsustin212) said : #4

ive only tried the way sugested, im not a linux person just tried it so i could get back up and running, any you suggest?

Thomas Kr├╝ger (thkrueger) said : #5

I had the same burner. unluckily it developed more and more problems over time and what you have described above was how it started.
At first I able to make it work again by cutting the power to the burner several times, but in the end I had to replace it.

justin (jsustin212) said : #6

never had a problem with the burner before in windows, and ive managed to make a data disk, but the ISO is giving me problems

Did you MD5 test the ISO?

justin (jsustin212) said : #8

MDS test? explain please

justin (jsustin212) said : #9

MD5**

Instead of asking, why didn't you websearch. This would have saved effort and got things moving along rather than wait for someone to reply. You would have easily found this:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HowToMD5SUM

justin (jsustin212) said : #11

new error, figured out that one .. now ... SCSI error on write(0,16): [3 73 02] Power calibration area is full

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