Nero: Illegal Disc HP 840b

I dont usually have problems burning, yet i get an Illegal Disc error in nero now.

Heres my nero log




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Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: -

NT-SPTI used
Nero Version: 8.3.2.1
Internal Version: 8, 3, 2, 1

Recorder:             <HP DVD Writer 840b>      Version: FF66 - HA 1 TA 0 - 8.3.2.1
 Adapter driver:      <IDE>                     HA 1
 Drive buffer  :      2048kB
 Bus Type      :      default
CD-ROM:               <Generic  DVD-ROM         >Version: 1.0  - HA 1 TA 4 - 8.3.2.1
 Adapter driver:      <SCSI>                    HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral       : MAXTOR STM3320820A               atapi Port 0 ID 0  DMA: On 
DiskPeripheral       : Maxtor 6L200P0                   atapi Port 0 ID 1  DMA: On 
CdRomPeripheral      : HP DVD Writer 840b               atapi Port 1 ID 1  DMA: On 
CdRomPeripheral      : Generic DVD-ROM         1.0    d347prt Port 2 ID 0  DMA: Off
CdRomPeripheral      : Generic DVD-ROM         1.0    d347prt Port 2 ID 1  DMA: Off
CdRomPeripheral      : Generic DVD-ROM         1.0    d347prt Port 2 ID 2  DMA: Off
CdRomPeripheral      : Generic DVD-ROM         1.0    d347prt Port 2 ID 3  DMA: Off

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
HP DVD Writer 840b         F:   CdRom0
Generic DVD-ROM            H:   CdRom1
Generic DVD-ROM            I:   CdRom2
Generic DVD-ROM            J:   CdRom3
Generic DVD-ROM            K:   CdRom4
=======================

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs: 
WriteBufferSize: 83886080 (0) Byte
BUFE           : 0
Physical memory     : 2047MB (2096364kB)
Free physical memory: 1423MB (1457408kB)
Memory in use       : 30 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Inquiry    : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0) 

29.4.2008
UDF compilation
10:19:34    #1 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 450
    LockMCN - completed sucessfully for IOCTL_STORAGE_MCN_CONTROL
    
10:19:34    #2 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6713
    UDF document burn settings
    ------------------------------------------
    Determine maximum speed : TRUE
    Simulate                : FALSE
    Write                   : TRUE
    Finalize CD             : FALSE
    Multisession            : TRUE
    Multisession type:      : Start multisession
    Burning mode            : DAO
    Mode                    : 1
    UDF Mode                : pure
    UDF Options             : automatic
    UDF Revision            : 1.02
    UDF Partition Type      : physical
    
10:19:35    #3 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3568
    Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media
    
10:19:35    #4 Text 0 File FilesystemSettingsValidator.cpp, Line 142
    FS Settings: using validator 'CUDFSettingsValidatorDVD'
    ParamMode = 'automatic', changing UDF partition type from 'physical' to 'physical'
    Changing UDF revision from '1.02' to '1.02'
    
10:19:35    #5 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 311
    Last possible write address on media:  4173823 (927:30.73, 8151MB)
    Last address to be written:                527 (  0:07.02,    1MB)
    
10:19:35    #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 323
    Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)
    
10:19:35    #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2932
    Recorder: HP DVD Writer 840b, Media type: DVD+R DL
     Disc Manufacturer ID: <RICOHJPN>, Media Type ID: <D01>, Product revision number: 67
     Disc Application Code: 0, Extended Information Indicators: 3
    
10:19:35    #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 497
    >>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
    =========================================
    
10:19:35    #9 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 754
    Setup items (after recorder preparation)
     0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 ()
        2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
        original disc pos #0 + 528 (528) = #528/0:7.3
        relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/ required
        -> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 528 blocks [F: HP DVD Writer 840b]
    --------------------------------------------------------------
    
10:19:44    #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 956
    Prepare [F: HP DVD Writer 840b] for write in CUE-sheet-DAO
    DAO infos:
    ==========
     MCN: ""
     TOCType: 0x00; Session Closed, disc not fixated
     Tracks 1 to 1:                                  Idx 0         Idx 1      Next Trk
       1: TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x00, FilePos             0             0       1081344, ISRC ""
    DAO layout:
    ===========
     ___Start_|____Track_|_Idx_|_CtrlAdr_|_____Size_|______NWA_|_RecDep__________
            0 |  lead-in |   0 |    0x41 |        0 |        0 | 0x00
            0 |        1 |   0 |    0x41 |        0 |        0 | 0x00
            0 |        1 |   1 |    0x41 |      528 |        0 | 0x00
          528 | lead-out |   1 |    0x41 |        0 |        0 | 0x00
    
10:19:44    #11 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 240
    SPTILockVolume - completed successfully for FSCTL_LOCK_VOLUME
    
10:19:44    #12 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4359
    Caching options: cache CDRom or Network-Yes, small files-No (<64KB)
    
10:19:44    #13 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1767
    Caching of files started
    
10:19:44    #14 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4481
    Cache writing successful.
    
10:19:44    #15 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1767
    Caching of files completed
    
10:19:44    #16 Phase 28 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1767
    Speed measurement started
    
10:19:44    #17 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2673
    Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0
    
10:19:44    #18 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 269
    Pipe memory size 590400
    
10:19:44    #19 Text 0 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 245
    <F: HP DVD Writer 840b> start writing Lead-Out at LBA 528 (210h), length 0 blocks
    
10:19:44    #20 Phase 29 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1716
    Speed measurement completed: 4x (5.540 KB/s)
    
10:19:44    #21 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1767
    Burn process started at 4x (5.540 KB/s)
    
10:19:44    #22 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2673
    Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0
    
10:19:44    #23 Text 0 File DVDPlusDualLayer.cpp, Line 756
    L0 Data Zone Capacity not set.
    Max LBA L0 2086911 (1FD7FFh, 4075MB), next writable address 0 (0h, 0MB)
    
10:19:44    #24 CDR -1205 File DVDPlusDualLayer.cpp, Line 772
    Burning Layer 1
    
10:19:44    #25 Text 0 File DVDPlusDualLayer.cpp, Line 782
    Start writing layer 1 at address 0 (0h)
    Recording mode: unknown Recording Mode
    
10:19:44    #26 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 10164
    ---- Disc Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
    Media Type: 0, Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
     Book Type: DVD+R DL (14), Part Version: 1.0x (1)
     Disc Size: 120 mm,      Maximum Transfer Rate: <not specified> (F h)
     Number of Layers: 2,    Track Path: Opposite Track Path (OTP),  Layer Type: recordable
     Linear Density:         0,293 um/bit,  Track Density:  0,74 um/track
     Starting Physical Sector Number of Data Area: 30000 h (DVD-ROM, DVD-R/-RW, DVD+R/+RW)
     End Physical Sector Number of Data Area:          FCFFFF h
     Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
      Disc Application Code: 0 / 0 h
      Extended Information indicators: 3 h
      Disc Manufacturer ID: RICOHJPN
      Media type ID: D01
      Product revision number: 67
      Number of Physical format information bytes in use in ADIP up to byte 63: 64
     Media Specific [16..783]:
        00 00 03 52 49 43 4F 48 - 4A 50 4E 44 30 31 43 40    ...RICOHJPND01C@
        25 25 37 10 00 2C 6C 00 - 2C 6C 20 1F 0C 0C 14 14    %%7..,l.,l......
        02 01 01 20 00 20 1F 0C - 0C 14 14 02 01 01 20 00    ................
        04 00 33 7B 5C 00 25 69 - 3A 26 1C 0A 0B 20 02 01    ..3{\.%i:&......
        01 00 00 58 62 42 26 1C - 0A 0B 20 02 01 01 00 5F    ...XbB&........_
        84 00 00 43 66 3E 26 1C - 0A 0B 20 02 01 01 00 00    ...Cf>&.........
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
        00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00    ................
    
10:19:44    #27 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 675
    Start write address at LBA 0
    DVD high compatibility mode: No
    
10:19:44    #28 Text 0 File ThreadedTransfer.cpp, Line 269
    Pipe memory size 83836800
    
10:19:44    #29 SPTI -1046 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 196
    CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1046)
    CDB Data:   0x2A 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 20 00 00 00 
    Sense Key:  0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
    Sense Code: 0x30
    Sense Qual: 0x05
    Sense Area: 0x70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0E 00 00 00 00 30 05 
    Buffer x092d0040: Len x10000
    0x00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
    0x00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
    0x00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
    
10:19:44    #30 CDR -1046 File Writer.cpp, Line 306
    Illegal disc
    F: HP DVD Writer 840b
    
10:19:44    #31 SPTI -1046 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 196
    CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1046)
    CDB Data:   0x5B 01 01 00 00 01 00 00 00 00 00 00 
    Sense Key:  0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
    Sense Code: 0x30
    Sense Qual: 0x05
    Sense Area: 0x70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0E 00 00 00 00 30 05 
    
10:19:44    #32 SPTI -1046 File SCSIPassThrough.cpp, Line 196
    CdRom0: SCSIStatus(x02) WinError(0) NeroError(-1046)
    CDB Data:   0x5B 01 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
    Sense Key:  0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
    Sense Code: 0x30
    Sense Qual: 0x05
    Sense Area: 0x70 00 05 00 00 00 00 0E 00 00 00 00 30 05 
    
10:19:44    #33 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 935
    EndDAO: Last written address 0
    
10:19:44    #34 CDR -1046 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 292
    Illegal disc
    F: HP DVD Writer 840b
    
10:19:44    #35 TRANSFER -24 File WriterStatus.cpp, Line 292
    Could not perform end of Disc-at-once
    
10:19:44    #36 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1767
    Burn process failed at 4x (5.540 KB/s)
    
10:19:44    #37 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 287
    SPTIDismountVolume - completed successfully for FSCTL_DISMOUNT_VOLUME
    
10:19:49    #38 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 11420
    DriveLocker: UnLockVolume completed
    
10:19:49    #39 Text 0 File SCSIPTICommands.cpp, Line 450
    UnLockMCN - completed sucessfully for IOCTL_STORAGE_MCN_CONTROL
    

Existing drivers:

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\AllocateCDROMs : 1 (Security Option) 



And heres DVD Identifier log


----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Unique Disc Identifier : [DVD+R-DL:RICOHJPN-D01-067]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Disc & Book Type :       [DVD+R DL] - [DVD+R DL]
Manufacturer Name :      [Ricoh Co. Ltd.]
Manufacturer ID :        [RICOHJPN]
Media Type ID :          [D01]
Product Revision :       [067]
Blank Disc Capacity :    [4,173,824 Sectors = 8.55 GB (7.96 GiB)]
Recording Speeds :       [2.4x , 3.3x-8x]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
[ DVD Identifier V5.0.1 - http://DVD.Identifier.CDfreaks.com ]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------


** INFO : Drive = HP DVD Writer 840b - [FW FF66] - [ATAPI]
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD+R DVD+R-DL DVD+RW
** INFO : Write Capabilities = DVD-R DVD-R-DL DVD-RW DVD-RAM
** INFO : Disc = [DVD+R-DL:RICOHJPN-D01-067]
** INFO : Reference Speed : 1x DVD = 1385 kBps
** INFO : An Writeable Disc Is Recommended For Accurate Results
** INFO : Write Speeds (Supported By This Drive On This Disc) Listed Below
 
** INFO : GET PERFORMANCE Write Speed Descriptor(s)
Descriptor #1 =  5540 kBps ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]
 
** INFO : MODE SENSE Write Speed Descriptor(s) [Legacy Command]
** WARNING : MODE SENSE Is Obsolete And Not Always Properly Supported
Descriptor #1 =  5540 kBps ( 4.00x) - [CLV/Non-Pure CAV]


** INFO : Hex Dump Of 'Media Code'-Block Listed Below
** INFO : 4-Byte Header Preceding 'Media Code'-Block Discarded
** INFO : Format 11h (Method 1) - ADIP Information
0000 : e1 0f 32 10 00 03 00 00  00 fc ff ff 00 22 d7 ff   ..2.........."..
0010 : 00 00 03 52 49 43 4f 48  4a 50 4e 44 30 31 43 40   ...RICOHJPND01C@
0020 : 25 25 37 10 00 2c 6c 00  2c 6c 20 1f 0c 0c 14 14   %%7..,l.,l .....
0030 : 02 01 01 20 00 20 1f 0c  0c 14 14 02 01 01 20 00   ... . ........ .
0040 : 04 00 33 7b 5c 00 25 69  3a 26 1c 0a 0b 20 02 01   ..3{\.%i:&... ..
0050 : 01 00 00 58 62 42 26 1c  0a 0b 20 02 01 01 00 5f   ...XbB&... ...._
0060 : 84 00 00 43 66 3e 26 1c  0a 0b 20 02 01 01 00 00   ...Cf>&... .....
0070 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
0080 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
0090 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00a0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00b0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00c0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00d0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00e0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00  00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00   ................
00f0 : 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00                            ........   



I cant seem to find any firmware… So hoping someone else had this prob on this drive and found a solution.

.: kiss :. tina! :slight_smile:

DISABLE Multisession Mode!!!

And if that doesn’t work, get some Verbatim DL media [made in Singapore; it will say on the package], if possible. Then try again.