Hello, I am new here, so sorry for being a n00b if icome across as one

Now, I have a Sony DRU-800A i upgraded the firmware from KY04 to KY06 but it still will not burn the memorex DVD+R media, now, i contacted sony support and they said its not recommended… well… i take that as a challenge, so I am asking you, the experts at this subject, how would i get them to work? Is there any special options in editing the firmware i can make it happen?

Hi AuToFiRE and welcome to cdfreaks. :slight_smile:

Get Nero CD/DVD Speed and burn a disc at 8x using the create disc tab. Post some results (screen save) of the burn scan and the quality scan.

im on linux so i can post brasero if you want…

Can you use Nero CD/DVD Speed with wine under Linux:

  1. update to latest wine from distro repositories (fedora 8)
  2. add “chmod +rw /dev/sg?” in the /etc/rc.local file
  3. download frogaspi and copy it to ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/wnaspi32.dll
  4. Use wine cdspeed.exe

wont burn, error 000002
btu i will tell you its

[02:11.06] Drive SONY DVD RW DRU-800A
[02:11.06] Disc DVD+R (RITEK F16 (001)), 4.38 GB
[02:11.06] Detecting read speeds
[02:11.06] Elapsed time 00:00
[02:11.43] Disc -
[02:12.04] Disc DVD+R (RITEK F16 (001)), 4.38 GB
[02:12.28] Test Create test disc
[02:14.58] Error at LBA 0 (000002)
[02:15.03] Disc DVD+R (RITEK F16 (001)), 4.38 GB
[02:16.27] Disc DVD+R (RITEK F16 (001)), 4.38 GB
thats basically it for info

AuToFiRE, KY06 does not know the RITEK F16 MID (no burn strategies). You will either have to crossflash your drive to LIteOn firmware or buy some different media that is supported by the firmware.

The other option is a new drive that supports RITEK F16 or has an auto strategy feature.

Here’s a list of the media supported by your firmware:

Media Code Speed Edit V

Firmware: SONY    DVD RW DRU-800A KY06 Oct31 ,2005        
Bootcode: SONY    DVD RW DRU-800A 0Y082005/10/31 12:23

Overall  supported media types:  328
DVD+R9   supported media types:   10
DVD+R    supported media types:  113
DVD+RW   supported media types:   33
DVD-R9   supported media types:    2
DVD-R    supported media types:  135
DVD-RW   supported media types:   35

DVD+R9   supported media types:   10
CMC MAG  D01-000 2.4x
INFOME   D01-000 2.4x
MKM      001-000 4x,2.4x
PHILIPS  CD2-000 2.4x
PHILIPS  PD2-000 2.4x
PRODISC  D01-000 2.4x
RICOHJPN D00-001 2.4x
RICOHJPN D01-002 4x
RITEK    D01-001 2.4x
RITEK    X01-001 2.4x

DVD+R    supported media types:  113
AML      001-000 4x
AML      002-000 8x,6x
BeAll000 P40-000 4x
BeAll000 P80-000 8x,6x
CMC MAG  E01-000 8x,6x
CMC MAG  F01-000 4x
CMC MAG  F01-001 8x,6x
CMC MAG  M01-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
CMC MAG  R01-000 2.4x
DAXON    AZ1-000 4x
DAXON    AZ2-000 8x,6x
DAXON    AZ3-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
DAXON    CY3-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
DDT      001-000 4x
DDT      002-000 8x,6x
DDT 01   001-001 4x
DHPP     000-000 8x,6x
DT-D02   02 -000 4x
DT-D03   004-000 8x,6x
EMDP     000-000 8x,6x
GSC502   002-000 4x
GSC503   H01-000 8x,6x
INFODISC R10-002 4x
INFODISC R20-000 8x,6x
INFOME   R20-000 8x,6x
INFOME   R30-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
IS02.... 001-000 8x,6x
IS03.... 001-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
ISSM     001-000 8x,6x
ISSM     003-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
LD       001-000 2.4x
LD       A02-000 4x
LD       S03-000 8x,6x
LD       S04-000 12x,8x,6x
LGEP16   001-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
LONGTEN  002-000 4x
MAM      M02-000 8x,6x
MAM      M02-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
MAXELL   001-000 4x
MAXELL   002-000 8x,6x
MAXELL   003-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
MBIPG101 R03-000 4x
MBIPG101 R04-001 8x,6x
MBIPG101 R05-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
MCC      001-000 2.4x
MCC      002-000 4x
MCC      003-000 8x,6x
MCC      004-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
MEDIA ID 001-000 4x
MJC      005-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
MPOMEDIA 001-000 2.4x
MPOMEDIA 040-000 4x
MPOMEDIA 080-000 8x,6x
MUST     002-000 8x,6x
MUST     002-001 8x,6x
MUST     006-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
MUST 002    -002 4x
NAN YA   FLX-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
NANYA    CHX-000 8x,6x
NANYA    CLX-000 8x,6x
NANYA    DR -000 2.4x
NANYA    RJB-000 4x
NSD      R40-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
OPTODISC OP1-000 2.4x
OPTODISC OP2-000 2.4x
OPTODISC OR8-000 8x,6x
OPTODISC R16-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
PHILIPS  C08-000 8x,6x
PHILIPS  C16-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
POS      R05-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
PRODISC  R01-000 2.4x
PRODISC  R02-000 4x
PRODISC  R03-000 8x,6x
PRODISC  R04-004 16x,12x,8x,6x
PRODISC  R05-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
Philips  081-000 8x,6x
Plasmon  c01-000 8x,6x
RICOHJPN R00-000 2.4x
RICOHJPN R00-000 4x
RICOHJPN R00-001 2.4x
RICOHJPN R01-002 4x
RICOHJPN R02-003 8x,6x
RICOHJPN R03-004 16x,12x,8x,6x
RITEK    M02-001 4x
RITEK    P16-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
RITEK    R01-000 2.4x
RITEK    R02-001 4x
RITEK    R03-001 8x,6x
RITEK    R03-002 8x,6x,4x
RITEK    R04-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
RITEK    R05-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
SAST     A01-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
SAST     P01-000 8x,6x
SKC      P16-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
SKC      P80-000 8x,6x
SKYMEDIA R01-000 2.4x
SONY     D01-000 4x
SONY     D11-000 8x,6x
SONY     D21-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
TDK      001-000 4x
TDK      002-000 8x,6x
TDK      003-000 16x,12x,8x,6x
ULTRAN   202-000 8x,6x
VDSPMSAB 001-001 4x
VDSPMSAB 002-001 8x,6x
VDSPMSAB 004-001 16x,12x,8x,6x
WINGSHIN 001-049 8x,6x
WINGSHIN G04-000 4x
YUDEN000 T01-000 4x
YUDEN000 T01-001 4x
YUDEN000 T02-000 8x,6x
YUDEN000 T03-000 16x,12x,8x,6x

DVD+RW   supported media types:   33
CMC MAG  W01-000 2.4x
CMC MAG  W02-000 4x
CMC MAG  W03-000 8x,6x
DAXON    D41-000 4x
DAXON    D42-000 4x
INFODISC A01-000 2.4x
INFODISC A10-000 4x
MBIPG101 W03-000 2.4x
MBIPG101 W04-000 4x
MCC      A01-000 2.4x
MKM      A02-000 4x
MKM      A03-000 8x,6x
NANYA    DRW-000 4x
NANYASC  DRW-000 2.4x
OPTODISC OP1-000 2.4x
PHILIPS  010-002 4x
PHILIPS  041-000 4x
PHILIPS  RW8-000 8x,6x
PRODISC  W01-000 2.4x
PRODISC  W02-000 4x
PRODISC  W03-000 8x,6x
RICOHJPN W01-000 2.4x
RICOHJPN W11-001 4x
RICOHJPN W21-001 8x,6x
RITEK    001-001 2.4x
RITEK    004-048 4x
RITEK    008-048 8x,6x
RITEK    W04-000 4x
SENTINEL W01-000 2.4x
SENTINEL W02-000 4x
SONY     S11-000 4x
SONY     S21-000 8x,6x

DVD-R9   supported media types:    2
MKM 01RD30      4x,2x
RITEKP01        4x,2x

DVD-R    supported media types:  135
4M SYS 202C1    4x
AML             4x
AN30            4x
AN31            4x
AN32            4x
Auvistar        2x
BeAll G00001    2x
BeAll G16001    12x,8x,6x
BeAll G40001    4x
BeAll G80001    8x,6x,4x
CMC MAG.        2x
CMC MAG. AE1    8x,6x,4x
CMC MAG. AF1    4x
CMC MAG. AM1    16x,12x,8x,6x
CMC MAG. AM3    16x,12x,8x,6x
DATA TRACK      4x
DAXON004        4x
DAXON008S       8x,6x,4x
DAXON016        16x,12x,8x,6x
DAXON016S       16x,12x,8x,6x
DDTRG001        4x
DDTRG002        8x,6x,4x
DKMZ01          8x,6x,4x
DKM_01          4x
Dvsn            4x
Dvsn A001       4x
Dvsn-160        16x,12x,8x,6x
Dvsn-80         8x,6x,4x
ENGAGE 01       4x
FORNEX001       2x
FORNEX101       4x
FUJIFILM03      8x,6x,4x
FUJIFILM04      16x,12x,8x,6x
GSC001          4x
GSC001          4x
GSC002          4x
GSC003          8x,6x,4x
GSC004          8x,6x,4x
GSC005          12x,8x,6x
INFODISC-R01    4x
INFODISC-R20    8x,6x,4x
INFOMEDIAR20    8x,6x,4x
INFOMEDIAR30    8x,6x
INFOSMART01     4x
INFOSMART02.    8x,6x,4x
INFOSMART03.    8x,6x
ISSM     01     4x
LD              2x
LEADDATA        2x
LEADDATA S03    8x,6x,4x
LEADDATA S04    12x,8x,6x
LEADDATA01      4x
LGE04           4x
LGE08           8x,6x,4x
LGE16           16x,12x,8x,6x
LONGTEN 001     4x
LONGTEN 009     4x
MAM4XG01        4x
MAM8XG01        4x
MBI             2x
MBI 01RG20      4x
MBI 01RG40      16x,12x,8x,6x
MBI 03RG30      8x,6x,4x
MBI 03RG40      16x,12x,8x,6x
MCC 00RG200     2x
MCC 01RG20      4x
MCC 02RG20      8x,6x,4x
MCC 03RG20      16x,12x,8x,6x
MCI4XG01        4x
MCIG01          2x
ME 153          4x
MEI 00V001      2x
MUST 001        4x
MUST 007        8x,6x
MXL RG01        2x
MXL RG02        4x
MXL RG03        8x,6x,4x
MXL RG04        16x,12x,8x,6x
NAN YA A01      8x,6x,4x
NAN YA F02      16x,12x,8x,6x
NANYA-JC001     4x
NSDR40          8x,6x
ONIDTECH        4x
OPTODISCK001    2x
OPTODISCK001    4x
OPTODISCR004    4x
OPTODISCR008    8x,6x,4x
OPTODISCR016    16x,12x,8x,6x
POSG04          4x
POSG06          8x,6x,4x
POSG08          8x,6x
POSJ 01         2x
PRINCO          2x
PRINCO          4x
PRINCO8X01      8x,6x,4x
PRINCO8X02      8x,6x,4x
PRODISCG02      2x
PVC001001       2x
PVCR001002      4x
Plasmon1A       8x,6x,4x
ProdiscF01      8x,6x,4x
ProdiscF02      16x,12x,8x,6x
ProdiscS03      4x
ProdiscS04      8x,6x,4x
ProdiscS05      16x,12x,8x,6x
RITEKF1         16x,12x,8x,6x
RITEKG03        2x
RITEKG04        4x
RITEKG05        8x,6x,4x
RITEKG07  01    12x,8x,6x
RITEKM02        4x
RITEKM16        16x,12x,8x,6x
SAST100         8x,6x,4x
SKC Co.,Ltd.    4x
SKC M801        8x,6x,4x
SONY            2x
SONY04D1        4x
SONY08D1        8x,6x,4x
SONY16D1        16x,12x,8x,6x
TAROKO-MX4      4x
TDKG02000000    2x
TTG01           4x
TTG02           8x,6x,4x
TTH01           8x,6x,4x
TTH02           16x,12x,8x,6x
TYG01           4x
TYG02           8x,6x,4x
TYG03           16x,12x,8x,6x
UME01           8x,6x,4x
VANGUARD        4x
VDSPMSAB 01     4x
VDSPMSAB 02     8x,6x,4x
VDSP­SAB 01     4x
Yi Jhan 001     4x

DVD-RW   supported media types:   35
CMCW02          2x
CMCW03          4x
CMCW04          6x,4x
DAXON_RW2X01    2x
INFOMEDIA       2x
JVC/VictorT7    1x
JVC0VictorD7    4x
JVC1Victord7    6x,4x
JVC_VictorW7    2x
MBI01RWG 20     4x
MCC 00RW11N9    1x
MCC 01RW11n9    2x
MCC 01RW4X      4x
MKM 01RW6X01    6x,4x
OPTODISCK001    1x
OPTODISCK001    2x
OPTODISCW002    2x
OPTODISCW004    4x
PRINCO          1x
PRINCO          2x
PRINCORW0004    2x
PVCW00D002K9    2x
PVCW00V00245    2x
Prodisc DW04    2x
Prodisc DW06    4x
ProdiscDVDRW    1x
RITEK000V11A    1x
RITEKW01        2x
RITEKW04        4x
RITEKW06        6x,4x
SONY000000U9    1x
TDK501saku]3    1x
TDK502sakuM3    2x
TDK601saku      4x
TDK701saku      6x,4x

Do you recommend a certain firmware?

1693S KS0B:

If you decide to try it, make sure you backup your EEPROM and firmware first, with the EEPROM Utility and the Flash Utility.