Burning to 2 burners simultaneously........mucho problems, HELP!

vbimport

#1

hi,

I previously had an AOpen 24X and a Mitsumi 32X (16MB buffer) hooked up on two seperate IDE channels. My HD is hooked up to the RAID channel on my mobo. I was using Nero successfully to burn images (.nrg) to both recorders simultaneously. Of course, I was burning at 24X speed to try to keep them in sync. I'd finish both CD's in about 4-5 minutes.

Well, I just bought 2 40X Cenedynes (Verbatim drives) and hooked them up, hoping to see an increase in speed. For some reason, I can't finish a simultaneous burn w/ the matching recorders! It goes through the whole burn, and then crashes at the very end. One drive will power down, but the other's burn-light will stay on. The only way I can finish a burn is to use Track-at-once, instead of DAO. Using TAO slows the burning time down to the 24X speeds I was burning at before. I even tried to burn at slower speeds w/ my 40X's, but nothing :frowning:

Any hints?

I was thinking about flashing the two drives to Lite-On's and seeing if anything changes.

edit I tried taking one 40X drive out and putting the 32X Mitsumi in, but it still won't finish :frowning:


#2

Well, I flashed the firmware to the VS02 (48X Lite-On), and it still won’t burn :frowning:

Can anyone help?


#3

Originally posted by mattman
[B]Well, I flashed the firmware to the VS02 (48X Lite-On), and it still won’t burn :frowning:

Can anyone help? [/B]

I can, however, burn 660MB in 2:25 on one burner at a time! :eek:


#4

Anyone?

I can go through a simulation burn fine at various speeds. However, when I try to do an actual burn it won’t finish…


#5

Weird problem.

There is actually no simultaneously writing.
The data buffers will be sent through the ide channel first for the 1st burner , then for the 2nd.

I suggest trying Padus Discjuggler for using multiple recorders. Seems to be built more for it.


#6

Try cd-mate!! www.cd-mate.com

I use it and have found it to be more stable for writing to multiple writers than Nero!