Nero , SONY DVD RW DW-G120A, Moser Baer "Illegal Disc"

Hi

I bought a new SONY DVD RW DW-G120A DVD writer. I am able to burn CD b ut never got to burn any DVD on the Moserbaer media . I always get the “illegal disc error”. However I was sucessful on a SONY media. I have sufficient disk space and memory. Can some one please help ?

Here is the log.

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Windows 2000 5.0
IA32
WinAspi: File ‘Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=4.60 (1021), size=45056 bytes, created 9/10/1999 12:06:00 PM
ahead WinASPI: File ‘C:\Program Files\Ahead
ero\Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=2.0.1.74, size=164112 bytes, created 10/26/2004 6:35:34 PM
Nero Version: 6.6.0.18
Internal Version: 6, 6, 0, 18e
(Nero Express)
Recorder: <SONY DVD RW DW-G120A> Version: MYS1 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.6.0.18
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : via Inquiry data (1) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI
Connected to MMC as unknown drive with class-nr : 1
Drive is autodetected - recorder class: Std. MMC recorder
CD-ROM: <SONY DVD RW DW-G120A >Version: MYS1 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.6.0.18
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : SAMSUNG SV4012H atapi Port 0 ID 1 DMA: On
DiskPeripheral : IC35L060AVV207-0 atapi Port 1 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : SONY DVD RW DW-G120A atapi Port 1 ID 1 DMA: On

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
SONY DVD RW DW-G120A E: CDRom0

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
WriteBufferSize: 73400320 (0) Byte
ShowDrvBufStat : 0
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 502MB (515052kB)
Free physical memory: 154MB (158224kB)
Memory in use : 69 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0)

31.1.2006
ISO compilation
9:42:30 PM #1 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6359
Iso document burn settings
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Determine maximum speed : FALSE
Simulate : FALSE
Write : TRUE
Finalize CD : FALSE
Multisession : TRUE
Multisession type: : Start multisession
Burning mode : DAO
Mode : 1
ISO Level : 1 (Max. of 11 = 8 + 3 char)
Character set : ISO 9660
Joliet : TRUE
Allow pathdepth more than 8 directories : TRUE
Allow more than 255 characters in path : TRUE
Write ISO9660 ;1 file extensions : TRUE

9:42:39 PM #2 Text 0 File Reader.cpp, Line 127
Reader running

9:42:39 PM #3 ISO9660GEN -11 File geniso.cpp, Line 3309
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

9:43:54 PM #4 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3233
Turn on Disc-At-Once, using DVD media

9:43:58 PM #5 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 270
Last possible write address on media: 2297888 (510:38.38, 4488MB)
Last address to be written: 2096735 (465:56.35, 4095MB)

9:43:58 PM #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 282
Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)

9:43:58 PM #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2483
Recorder: SONY DVD RW DW-G120A, Media type: DVD-R
Disc Manufacturer: FUJIFI - LM03
Disc Application Code: 64, Disc Physical Code: 193

9:43:58 PM #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 448
>>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
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9:43:58 PM #9 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 838
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 ()
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original disc pos #0 + 2096736 (2096736) = #2096736/465:56.36
relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/ required, no patch infos
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 2096736 blocks [SONY DVD RW DW-G120A]
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9:43:58 PM #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1051
Prepare recorder [SONY DVD RW DW-G120A] for write in CUE-sheet-DAO
DAO infos:
==========
MCN: “”
TOCType: 0x00; Session Closed, disc not fixated
Tracks 1 to 1:
1: TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048/0x00, FilePos 0 0 4294115328, ISRC “”
DAO layout:
===========
Start|Track|Idx|CtrlAdr|RecDep_____
0 | lead-in | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 0 | 0x41 | 0x00
0 | 1 | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00
2096736 | lead-out | 1 | 0x41 | 0x00

9:43:58 PM #11 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files started

9:45:38 PM #12 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4122
Cache writing successful.

9:45:38 PM #13 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Caching of files completed

9:45:38 PM #14 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process started at 8x (11,080 KB/s)

9:45:38 PM #15 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2661
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

9:45:38 PM #16 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2571
Recording mode: Sequential Recording Mode for Multisession

9:45:38 PM #17 Text 0 File Mmc.cpp, Line 21774
Set BUFE: Power-Burn -> ON , Adapt writespeed to disc : ON

9:45:38 PM #18 Text 0 File DVDR.cpp, Line 2726
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

9:45:38 PM #19 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 8892
---- DVD Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD-R (2), Part Version: 2.0x (5), Extended Part Version: 0.0 (0)
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: <not specified> (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP), Layer Type: recordable
Linear Density: 0,267 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: 26127F h
End Sector Number in Layer 0: 0 h (LBN: FFFD0000 h, 4193920 MB)
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Start sector number of the current Border-Out: 0 h
Start sector number of the next Border-In: 0 h
Media Specific [16…63]:
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …
00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 - 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 …

9:45:38 PM #20 SCSI -1023 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 1182
SCSI Exec, HA 1, TA 1, LUN 0
Status: 0x04 (0x01, SCSI_ERR)
HA-Status 0x00 (0x00, OK)
TA-Status 0x02 (0x01, SCSI_TASTATUS_CHKCOND)
Sense Key: 0x05 (KEY_ILLEGAL_REQUEST)
Sense Code: 0x2C
Sense Qual: 0x00
CDB Data: 0x53 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x1F 0xFE 0x60 0x00 0x00 0x00
Sense Data: 0x70 0x00 0x05 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x0A
0x00 0x00 0x00 0x00 0x2C 0x00

9:45:38 PM #21 CDR -1023 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1778
Command sequence error

9:45:38 PM #22 TRANSFER -27 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1778
Could not perform start of Disc-at-once

9:45:38 PM #23 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1832
Burn process failed at 8x (11,080 KB/s)

Existing drivers:
File ‘Drivers\ASPI32.SYS’: Ver=4.60 (1021), size=25244 bytes, created 9/10/1999 12:06:00 PM
File ‘Drivers\PXHELP20.SYS’: Ver=2.02.62a, size=20016 bytes, created 12/21/2004 12:07:14 AM (Prassi/Veritas driver for win 2K)
File ‘Drivers\atapi.sys’: Ver=5.00.2195.6699, size=86672 bytes, created 6/18/2003 5:30:00 PM (Adapter driver for rec)

Registry Keys:
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\WinLogon\AllocateCDROMs : 0 (Security Option)

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I would try with disabled Multisession mode or just use a better burning app for ISOs like ImgBurn…

dude i also got the same dvd writer last week and im also having the same problem. i was able to write a samsung dvd-rw though. i too am not able to write any dvd-r , i tried it with cheap dvd’s and went uptil moser-baer. i still have to try out sony. lemme know if u get any solutions! ty dude

Same Problem here, but solved.
Download new firmware Mys3 from:-

http://www.cdr.cz/dvd_rekordery/sony/dwg120a.html

Enjoy…

Yea, first update your firmware