MODS Not sure if this belongs here or in the newbie thread. Please move if incorrectly posted in wrong forum.
First time poster, please forgive me.
A little background about me, a dvd burning newbie. I have attempted only 3 dvd backups, 1 success, and 2 not. The only program I use is DVD Shrink (thank goodness for those guides here!). Also, I use the current firmware FS0J to both read/write. I use a JLMS XJ-HD163 (flashed from a LTD-163) to read the dvd as the 411s burns it. The 411s is then used to test the media with kprobe, again FS0J.
First backup (Once Upon A Time In Mexico) was a success using Khypermedia +R media. Plays fine in my Toshiba standalone (eventhough Kprobe showed many errors). Go figure.
Second attempt was a backup (Kill Bill Vol. 1) using Ritek 1x -RW. That backup got to 100% before it got a read error.
Third and most astonishing backup (Kill Bill Vol. 1) using Ritek G04 -R. It burns fine, so I think. Throw it in the Toshiba and the display goes no further than “loading.” I then test the burned media using Kprobe and was shocked. Not sure if this is of any benefit but i took this from dvdinfopro:
00000000 00 14 00 00 00 00 00 00 32 30 30 34 30 34 32 31 …20040421
00000010 30 37 35 32 31 39 08 04 05 C0 00 08 06 40 00 18 075219…@…
00000020 07 40 60 04 0C 40 78 04 0D 40 80 08 0E 40 00 6E .@`…@x…@…@.n
Any help as to what I did wrong (as we all KNOW it couln’t be a problem with the 411s right?!;)) would be greatly appreciated. I expected no probs out of this media and now I’m banging my head against the wall trying to figure out what’s going on. From what is posted here, does anything pop out as being wrong? I’m sure one of the obvious solutions will be to flash to a different FW but I don’t want to throw away more money by burning bad discs if I can avoid that at all.