DVDFAB wont burn DVD+R-DL

Hi Krypto1,

I had a HP drive also in my pc. Eventually started having problems with writing. Bought a Lite-on from Newegg for around $24. Problem solved! :iagree:

im pretty sure i did it correctly… i backed up everything as described… downloaded the new firmeware,an loaded it up… the drive is no longer an HP, and when i unplugged the power,an powered it up…i got the new hardware has been detected popup…

im only having problems burning Dual Layer’s which this drive was advertised to do so… ill grab some burn logs an put them up… however this tims i didnt get any error codes… just a *FAILED TO BURN/WRITE…

8/18/2008 10:29:19 PM info ******************** Report session closed *********************
8/18/2008 10:29:00 PM error WRITE FAILED: Can’t find write strategy at sector 13456
8/18/2008 10:28:58 PM error Write error at 13440 (16) - Code 05 21 02 [Illegal request, Invalid address for Write]
8/18/2008 10:28:58 PM warning Reporting invalid address for write during recovery - trying to continue
8/18/2008 10:28:58 PM warning at sector 13424 (16) - recover sequence started
8/18/2008 10:28:58 PM warning Write error - Code 03 0C 00 [Write error] - Info 0 - CSI 0
8/18/2008 10:28:58 PM info Try #0 - duration 2338951 µs
8/18/2008 10:28:46 PM info Lead-in burning time (mS) 0
8/18/2008 10:28:21 PM info Write started 4063744 sectors to write
8/18/2008 10:28:21 PM info Layer change set to LBA 2037408 (3.89 Gb.)
8/18/2008 10:27:09 PM info Writing speed requested x2.4, effective x2.4
8/18/2008 10:27:09 PM info Layer break set by user at sector 2037408
8/18/2008 10:27:09 PM info Available write speed: 4x, 2.4x
8/18/2008 10:27:09 PM info Media ID: MKM-001-00
8/18/2008 10:27:09 PM info Media type: Dual Layer DVD+R
8/18/2008 10:27:06 PM info Write started
8/18/2008 9:34:12 PM info New media (DL DVD+R) inserted. Burning layer is ready to write
8/18/2008 9:33:27 PM error WRITE FAILED: Can’t find write strategy at sector 13072
8/18/2008 9:33:25 PM error Write error at 13056 (16) - Code 05 21 02 [Illegal request, Invalid address for Write]
8/18/2008 9:33:25 PM warning Reporting invalid address for write during recovery - trying to continue
8/18/2008 9:33:25 PM warning at sector 13040 (16) - recover sequence started
8/18/2008 9:33:25 PM warning Write error - Code 03 0C 00 [Write error] - Info 0 - CSI 0
8/18/2008 9:33:25 PM info Try #0 - duration 4525744 µs
8/18/2008 9:33:08 PM info Lead-in burning time (mS) 0
8/18/2008 9:32:28 PM info Write started 4063904 sectors to write
8/18/2008 9:32:28 PM info Layer change set to LBA 2037312 (3.89 Gb.)
8/18/2008 9:31:10 PM info Writing speed requested x2.4, effective x2.4
8/18/2008 9:31:10 PM info layer break set by filesystem builder at 2037312
8/18/2008 9:31:10 PM info Available write speed: 4x, 2.4x
8/18/2008 9:31:10 PM info Media ID: MKM-001-00
8/18/2008 9:31:10 PM info Media type: Dual Layer DVD+R
8/18/2008 9:31:08 PM info Optimal Layer Break is in cell 2, around 00:13:01
8/18/2008 9:31:07 PM info Scanned files #45, folder #2 - total size 8321699840 b. (7.75 Gb.)
8/18/2008 9:31:07 PM info Inserted media type : DL DVD+R
8/18/2008 9:31:07 PM info Write started
8/18/2008 8:51:43 PM info New media (DL DVD+R) inserted. Burning layer is ready to write
8/18/2008 8:51:42 PM info Compatible media types : DVD-R, DVD-RW Seq., DVD-RW RO, DVDRAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R, CD-RW, DL DVD+R, DL DVD-R
8/18/2008 8:51:42 PM info Drive has IDE-ATAPI physical interface
8/18/2008 8:51:42 PM info New Drive selected : 0:0:0 - LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1H LL0C [E] (Usb)
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info Current Drive selected : 1:0:0 - HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4241N A100 [D] (Ide)
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info Using Patin-Couffin driver Version 1.37, Internal revision 37 - Async. Access mode
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info User default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info System default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info DLL Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info DLL C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info ExeName : "C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe"
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info OS : Microsoft Windows XP Personal Service Pack 3 (Build 2600)
8/18/2008 8:51:00 PM info ******************** Report session started ********************

I dont know if i mentioned this…but this drive is in an external enclosure… as i only have a laptop, which is setup with a docking station and external monitor…

[QUOTE=krypto1;2113098]I dont know if i mentioned this…but this drive is in an external enclosure… as i only have a laptop, which is setup with a docking station and external monitor…[/QUOTE]

Yes, I caught that it’s a usb connection…thanks for the head’s up though.
I’m at work right now, so I just took a quick look…hopefully someone with time and expertise can take a look.
It still looks like the firmware and the DL discs aren’t getting along.
Also, it looks like you’re having problems with the access layers.

Re: your I/O settings in Fab…if Auto, please change to SPTI, or if already SPTI, change to Auto.
Be back…

ok i changed the I/O to SPTI also found a setting called DVD to DVD and it was set to DVD5 i changed it to DVD 9… something must have helped because i actually got to 6% of the burn…before it would hit .33% an fail… however it has failed again… should i be setting it to book type DVD-ROM???

heres is the new log

8/19/2008 7:56:03 PM info ******************** Report session closed *********************
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Current Drive selected : 1:0:0 - HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4241N A100 [D] (Ide)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Using Patin-Couffin driver Version 1.37, Internal revision 37 - Async. Access mode
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info User default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info System default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info DLL Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info DLL C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info ExeName : "C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe"
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info OS : Microsoft Windows XP Personal Service Pack 3 (Build 2600)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info ******************** Report session started ********************

8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Current Drive selected : 1:0:0 - HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4241N A100 [D] (Ide)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Using Patin-Couffin driver Version 1.37, Internal revision 37 - Async. Access mode
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info User default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info System default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info DLL Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info DLL C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info ExeName : "C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe"
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info OS : Microsoft Windows XP Personal Service Pack 3 (Build 2600)
8/19/2008 7:55:37 PM info ******************** Report session started ********************

Now i have a different log file called DVDFab_burn_VSO_crash

??

I think i have given up on this drive to burn DL’s i have been looking at the Lite-On DX-20A4H would this be a wise choice?? if not what would you recomend in an external application…

thanks

If you are looking for an external drive for burning, I suggest the LG GSA E60L. It burns Verbatim DL MKM-003s (the 8X ones) at 6X with very few errors, 98+% quality scores from DVDInfo Pro. Much better than my LiteOn 20AH1.

[QUOTE=signals;2113880]If you are looking for an external drive for burning, I suggest the LG GSA E60L. It burns Verbatim DL MKM-003s (the 8X ones) at 6X with very few errors, 98+% quality scores from DVDInfo Pro. Much better than my LiteOn 20AH1.[/QUOTE]

I 2nd the recommendation for LG.

I purchased the LG GSA E40L two months ago and initially had problems with TDK+RW DL. I then began using everyone’s (including LG) recommendation of Verbatim 2.4 DVD+RW DL and have not had any coasters at all.

[QUOTE=signals;2113880]If you are looking for an external drive for burning, I suggest the LG GSA E60L. It burns Verbatim DL MKM-003s (the 8X ones) at 6X with very few errors, 98+% quality scores from DVDInfo Pro. Much better than my LiteOn 20AH1.[/QUOTE]

Looks like this is an easy choice. I don’t have any ext burners so I can’t say, but you’ve got two votes for the LG vs. zero for the litey.

I have never known my good friend signals to give poor advice.
He’s the best…:wink:

The internal version of that LiteOn is quite adept at burning DL, but LG drives are just as good.

Since you already have a LiteOn drive [basically], I’d suggest you go ahead and get an LG. It’d be a nice complement. I really like my GSA-E40L. :iagree:

update…

picked up the LG GSA E40L thanks for the recomendation BTW…

I havent had a successful burn with it yet… BUT it doesnt fail the process… i tried burning in Full disk mode… and it will goto a certain percentage…and freeze, but will act as if its burning as long as you let it… DVDFab itself doesnt freeze because i can cancel the burn…

trying it now in Clone DVD mode… any good recomendations as far as perfect settings in DVDFab??

thanks

No reason Full Disc should cause a problem. Your version of DVDFab is several updates behind. There have been several updates to the burning engine that might fix the problem. Try updating to 5.0.8.8 (sorry if you’ve done that and I missed it). Post the burn log from the one where the process froze.

Clone mode worked great!! however it wont play in my xbox,usually everything plays…could be that its kinda old though,it does play perfect in the computer… also set to book type DVD-ROM was checked… if that matters…

log

8/27/2008 8:01:03 AM info ******************** Report session closed *********************
8/27/2008 8:00:06 AM error WRITE FAILED: Write aborted by user
8/27/2008 1:21:20 AM info Lead-in burning time (mS) 1
8/27/2008 1:21:18 AM info Write started 4063904 sectors to write
8/27/2008 1:21:18 AM info Layer change set to LBA 2037312 (3.89 Gb.)
8/27/2008 1:20:41 AM info Writing speed requested x2.4, effective x2.4
8/27/2008 1:20:41 AM info layer break set by filesystem builder at 2037312
8/27/2008 1:20:41 AM info Available write speed: 4x, 2.4x
8/27/2008 1:20:41 AM info Media ID: MKM-001-00
8/27/2008 1:20:41 AM info Media type: Dual Layer DVD+R
8/27/2008 1:20:39 AM info Optimal Layer Break is in cell 2, around 00:13:01
8/27/2008 1:20:38 AM info Scanned files #45, folder #2 - total size 8321699840 b. (7.75 Gb.)
8/27/2008 1:20:38 AM info Inserted media type : DL DVD+R
8/27/2008 1:20:38 AM info Write started
8/27/2008 12:45:38 AM info New media (DL DVD+R) inserted. Burning layer is ready to write
8/27/2008 12:45:36 AM info Compatible media types : DVD-R, DVD-RW Seq., DVD-RW RO, DVDRAM, DVD+R, DVD+RW, CD-R, CD-RW, DL DVD+R, DL DVD-R
8/27/2008 12:45:36 AM info Drive has IDE-ATAPI physical interface
8/27/2008 12:45:36 AM info New Drive selected : 16:1:0 - HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-E40L SE02 [F] (Usb)
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info Current Drive selected : 1:0:0 - HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4241N A100 [D] (Ide)
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info Using Patin-Couffin driver Version 1.37, Internal revision 37 - Async. Access mode
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info User default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info System default language : 1033 (0x0409h) - English (United States)
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info DLL Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info DLL C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info Version 5, 0, 7, 6
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info ExeName : "C:\Program Files\DVDFab 5\DVDFab.exe"
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info OS : Microsoft Windows XP Personal Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
8/27/2008 12:21:07 AM info ******************** Report session started ********************

this might be a stupid question…lol how does one aquire the updates??

[quote=krypto1;2117709]

this might be a stupid question…lol how does one aquire the updates??[/quote]
This forum has the updates located in the read first. You need the latest dvdfab 5.0.8.5 or the beta 5.0.8.8

update done… but no go on full disk mode again… starts off fine…but then it slows wayyy down,and eventually stops…