Ok, so I have the old and dying BTC 1008 (Firmware 159).
When I’m burning DVD+Rs, the drive burns smoothly until about the 0.8 GB point where it starts whirring and hissing. If the burn completes (sometimes it freezes or gives me an error, the KProbe Error Scans look like these:
I’m trying to figure out what’s wrong here. I may just have bad media, but it seems strange that it would crap out at the same point each time. I made the mistake of updating the firmware at the same time I switched medias. And who knows what else has changed?
Here’s an analysis of a different media I burned a month ago:
As you can see, it looks fine. (Well, as good as it gets for this burner). Are there any other possible ways to fix this? Or should I just toss my media in the garbage? They were some 8x Memorex ones I bought from Staples.