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Re: [SLE] Reduced DVD capacity?
  • From: Kevanf1 <kevanf1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2006 16:28:05 +0100
  • Message-id: <7bca46c50604040828r2d514b50k25003d0407be3ee3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 03/04/06, Josef Wolf <jw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello!
>
> Earlier, my plextor px708a happily wrote almost 4700000000 bytes (4.7GB in
> marketing speak). A couple of weeks ago, the troubles began. Growisofs
> still writes that much without an error message. But reading them back
> gives an IO error at about 4300000000 Bytes:
>
> ~ # dd if=/dev/cdrecorder of=/dev/null
> 8388604+0 records in
> 8388604+0 records out
> 4294965248 bytes (4.3 GB) copied, 964.8 seconds, 4.5 MB/s
>
> My first guess was that the media (RW) was bad, so I tried some new ones.
> Then, I decided to change the burner, but Plextor px716a has the same
> problem.
>
> Now I noticed that the error is always at the same position. Please note
> that 4294965248==0xfffff800, which looks pretty much like an integer
> overflow to me.
>
> When I installed suse-10.0 (professional, ot opensuse), everything worked
> as expected. Since I run YOU regularly, I assume that one of the updates
> is responsible for this problem. But I can't say which update exactly.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> BTW:
> ~ $ uname -a
> Linux raven 2.6.13-15.8-default #1 Tue Feb 7 11:07:24 UTC 2006 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
>
> PS: I tried to search bugzilla, but it looks like a login is required to
> search it?
>
> --

You could always register with Bugzilla. That way you could do the
search. It should be open for anybody to register.


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