One big fandango

Early versions - everythig OK now mayhem.

Sorry about the length of this but here goes.

Any help with any of this would be welcome.

This is a sequence when I try to burn a dvd video. Notice how many times the tray opens and closes.

Start Nero with StartSmar
StartSmart menu appears

Tray opens - I decide to insert a disc

Select - DVD
Select - Photo & Video
Select - make DVD video

Tray opens and closes six times with sesveral seconds pause between each one.
Tray finishes open

Nero window opens
select - add video files
video file added
select - next
preview appears

Tray opens and closes three times and remains open (I realise that it remained open at the last series - I haven’t noted when it closed)

Burn options window
select - device
select - dvd
select - burn
Creating Menus and transcoding screen.
Works OK until Current progress is completed
Tray closes
After a few seconds tray opens - Message says empty disc insert disc - there is a disc in there already.
Push tray in
Tray opens - no message - nothing happens
Push tray in
Burn process failed.


Log for all of this is as follows.

Windows XP 5.1
IA32
WinAspi: -
ahead WinASPI: File ‘C:\Program Files\Ahead
ero\Wnaspi32.dll’: Ver=2.0.1.59, size=160016 bytes, created 16/12/2003 20:18:06
Nero version: 6.3.1.17
Recorder: <DVDRW IDE1004> Version: 0043 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.3.1.17
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1
Drive buffer : 2048kB
Bus Type : default (0) -> ATAPI, detected: ATAPI
CD-ROM: <DVDRW IDE1004 >Version: 0043 - HA 1 TA 1 - 6.3.1.17
Adapter driver: <atapi> HA 1

=== Scsi-Device-Map ===
DiskPeripheral : ST340810A atapi Port 0 ID 0 DMA: On
DiskPeripheral : IC35L080AVVA07-0 atapi Port 0 ID 1 DMA: On
DiskPeripheral : IC35L080AVVA07-0 atapi Port 1 ID 0 DMA: On
CdRomPeripheral : DVDRW IDE1004 atapi Port 1 ID 1 DMA: On

=== CDRom-Device-Map ===
DVDRW IDE1004 D: CDRom0

AutoRun : 1
Excluded drive IDs:
WriteBufferSize: 74448896 (0) Byte
ShowDrvBufStat : 0
BUFE : 0
Physical memory : 511MB (523760kB)
Free physical memory: 285MB (292192kB)
Memory in use : 44 %
Uncached PFiles: 0x0
Use Static Write Speed Table: 0
Use Inquiry : 1
Global Bus Type: default (0)
Check supported media : Disabled (0)

8.7.2004
ISO compilation
20:49:02 #1 Text 0 File Isodoc.cpp, Line 6065
Iso document burn settings
------------------------------------------
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

20:49:12 #2 Text 0 File Reader.cpp, Line 118
Reader running

20:49:12 #3 ISO9660GEN -11 File geniso.cpp, Line 3899
First writeable address = 0 (0x00000000)

20:49:12 #4 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 3172
Turn on Disc-at-once, using DVD media

20:49:35 #5 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 245
Last possible write address on media: 2295103 (510:01.28, 4482MB)
Last address to be written: 15293 ( 3:23.68, 29MB)

20:49:35 #6 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 257
Write in overburning mode: NO (enabled: CD)

20:49:35 #7 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 2137
Recorder: DVDRW IDE1004, Media type: DVD+RW
Disc Manufacturer ID: OPTODISC, Media Type ID: OP1, Product revision number: 1
Disc Application Code: 0, Extended Information Indicators: 0

20:49:35 #8 Text 0 File DlgWaitCD.cpp, Line 418
>>> Protocol of DlgWaitCD activities: <<<
=========================================
Insert the disc to write to.
(Medium in drive: Unknown. Medium required by compilation: DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW.)

20:49:35 #9 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 813
Setup items (after recorder preparation)
0: TRM_DATA_MODE1 (CTransferItem)
2 indices, index0 (150) not provided
original disc pos #0 + 15294 (15294) = #15294/3:23.69
relocatable, disc pos for caching/writing not required/required, no patch infos
-> TRM_DATA_MODE1, 2048, config 0, wanted index0 0 blocks, length 15294 blocks [DVDRW IDE1004 ]
--------------------------------------------------------------

20:49:35 #10 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 984
Prepare recorder [DVDRW IDE1004 ] 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 31322112, ISRC “”
DAO layout:
===========
_Start|___Track|Idx|RecDep|CtrlAdr
0 | lead-in | 0 | 0x00 | 0x41
0 | 1 | 0 | 0x00 | 0x41
0 | 1 | 1 | 0x00 | 0x41
15294 | lead-out | 1 | 0x00 | 0x41

20:49:35 #11 Phase 24 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1845
Caching of files started

20:49:35 #12 Text 0 File Burncd.cpp, Line 4182
Cache writing successful.

20:49:35 #13 Phase 25 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1845
Caching of files completed

20:49:35 #14 Phase 36 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1845
Burn process started at 2x (2,770 KB/s)

20:49:35 #15 Text 0 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 2344
Verifying disc position of item 0 (relocatable, disc pos, no patch infos, orig at #0): write at #0

20:49:35 #16 Text 0 File Cdrdrv.cpp, Line 8128
---- DVD Structure: Physical Format Information (00h) ----
Layer: 0, Address: 0 (0 h), AGID: 0; Length: 2050
Book Type: DVD+RW (9), Part Version: 2
Disc Size: 120 mm, Maximum Rate: <not specified> (F h)
Number of Layers: 1, Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP), Layer Type: re-writable
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: 26053F h
End Sector Number in Layer 0: 0 h
Data in Burst Cutting Area (BCA) does not exist
Disc Application Code: 0 / 0 h
Extended Information indicators: 0 h
Disc Manufacturer ID: OPTODISC
Media type ID: OP1
Product revision number: 1
Number of Physical format information bytes in use in ADIP up to byte 63: 57
Media Specific [16…63]:
00 00 00 4F 50 54 4F 44 - 49 53 43 4F 50 31 01 39 …OPTODISCOP1.9
23 00 84 80 68 02 28 00 - 8C 7D 44 02 32 00 8A 78 #…h.(…}D.2…x
58 02 28 24 13 10 00 20 - 10 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 X.($…

20:51:08 #17 Text 0 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1703
Set remaining time: 6:44,457 (404457ms) -> OK

20:51:08 #18 Text 0 File DVDPlusRW.cpp, Line 613
Start write address at LBA 0
DVD high compatibility mode: Yes

20:51:08 #19 CDR -3 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1614
Recorder function not implemented
DVDRW IDE1004\H1 T1

20:51:08 #20 TRANSFER -27 File ThreadedTransferInterface.cpp, Line 1614
Could not perform start of Disc-at-once

20:51:08 #21 Text 0 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1703
Set remaining time: 0:00,000 (0ms) -> OK

20:51:08 #22 Phase 38 File dlgbrnst.cpp, Line 1845
Burn process failed at 2x (2,770 KB/s)

Existing drivers:
File ‘Drivers\PXHELP20.SYS’: Ver=2.02.62a, size=20016 bytes, created 28/10/2003 11:02:00 (Prassi/Veritas driver for win 2K)
File ‘Drivers\atapi.sys’: Ver=5.1.2600.1106 (xpsp1.020828-1920), size=86912 bytes, created 29/08/2002 09:27:50 (Adapter driver for rec)

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

What else are you running on your secondary IDE?

A hard drive is master and the DVD drive is secondary

I have found the answer to my problems - use Ulead DVD studio

is the movie you try to add, on the harddisk that shares the same cable as your dvd-burner?