I just got myself an LG 4120B (firmware 104) and tried to use it on my old computer to free up my new one. I plan to backup DVD/Xbox game images once I’ve created an image in ISO and burn them at the lowest speed possible to eliminate any possible errors while burning and also, don’t want to use the computer during the burning process avoid further possible errors.
And since I use my new computer constantly, with many apps open at the sametime, I didn’t want to tie it up during the DVD burning process.
The specs of my old computer is, PIII 950, 512MB RAM, Windows XP Pro, 120GB ATA100 HD (40GB of it free), using Nero 126.96.36.199. I’ve tried different buffer settings and etc, but only ended up with 4 coasters.
The error log always indicated that “The semaphore timeout period has expired.” Anyone know what this means and what’s causing it? Could it be that my old computer’s just downright inadequate to be able to burn DVD’s? A couple of my buddies actually have PIII 800 systems with similar specs and they seem to do alright with burning DVD’s. They’ll get the odd coaster here and there, but certainly never 4 in a row like me.
Any input, suggestions, insight would be greatly appreciated.