Brasero doesn't show correct speed when burning

Bug #178482 reported by agostinomaurotto on 2007-12-24
8
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Brasero
Fix Released
High
brasero (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Only when burning dvd the speed combobox shows incorrect speeds:
instead of 1-2-4-8-16
shows 1-3-5-7-9-17
This happens with brasero6 only, with brasero 5 it was working correctly.
Moreover the program doesn't burn at the correct setting but goes to maximum anyway.

This happens with cd as well.

Related branches

Luis Medinas (lmedinas) wrote :

Can you try with Brasero 0.7.x we made several improvements and fixed a few bugs on your problem.

Changed in brasero:
status: Unknown → New
TerryG (tgalati4) wrote :

Triaged to Confirmed. Being tracked by Gnome folks.

Changed in brasero:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in brasero:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged

TerryG, you're completely wrong! GNOME bug #507651 is for a completely different issue: #507651 is about the ESTIMATED speed shown WHILE you burn, whereas this bug is about the speed you CHOOSE PRIOR to start the burning!

The correct upstream bug is: Bug 525501 – Brasero displays odd burning speeds (1-3-5-etc) instead of even values (2-4-8-etc)
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=525501

The fix is absolutely trivial, *but* it was only tested on systems that had correct speeds with Brasero 0.6.1 (*NOT* 0.6.90!!!) and incorrect speeds with 0.7.0 and 0.7.1.

Both optical units that show this result are by LG:
-- laptop unit: HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-T20N. Capabilities: CD-R: 24x; DVD-R/DVD+R: 6x ZCLV.
-- PC unit: GCE-8526B. Capabilities: CD-R: 52x.

These models are reported in dmesg anyway. I can't run sginfo, but these units are *very* popular.

I can't believe that *only* the LG units report speeds in KiB or in KB that get computed in incorrect Nx speed values in Brasero >= 0.6.90!

Changed in brasero:
status: Unknown → Fix Released
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

this is fixed upstream, thanks for reporting.

Changed in brasero:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package brasero - 0.7.91-0ubuntu1

---------------
brasero (0.7.91-0ubuntu1) intrepid; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #239524)
    - Fixed odd burning speeds (LP: #178482) (LP: #177124)
    - Cancel dialog buttons' wording is confusing (LP: #195083)
    - Support for DL DVDs (LP: #202206)
    - Brasero does not recognize .bin in the same directory
      when .cue is selected (LP: #202546)
    - Brasero does not save user settings (LP: #220352)
    - Can't set tmp dir and can't burn image if size > available
      on /tmp (LP: #226209)
    - Migrate from GnomeVFS to GIO (LP: #198771)
    - Preview disabled calls a video window (LP: #198497)
    - Brasero crashes in strlen () when debug mode is on (LP: #225405)
  * debian/control.in:
    - Remove Build depend on libgnomevfs2-dev (>= 2.14.2),
      libnautilus-burn-dev (>= 2.16.0), libnotify-dev
    - Bump Build depend libglib2.0-dev to (>= 2.15.6)
    - Bump Build depend libgstreamer0.10-dev to (>= 0.10.15)
    - Bump Build depend libtotem-plparser-dev to (>= 2.22.0)
    - Add Build depend on gnome-doc-utils (>= 0.3.2) and
      liblaunchpad-integration-dev
    - Bump Standards-Version to 3.8.0
  * debian/patches/007-fix-desktop-file-mime-typo.patch:
    - Dropped, merged upstream
  * debian/patches/010_lpi.patch:
    - Add launchpad-integration
  * debian/patches/012_gnome-doc-utils.make.patch
    - Add missing gnome-doc-utils.make to fix FTBFS
  * debian/rules:
    - Add --disable-scrollkeeper
  * Modify Maintainer value to match the DebianMaintainerField
    specification.

 -- Pedro Fragoso <email address hidden> Thu, 03 Jul 2008 23:03:40 +0100

Changed in brasero:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in brasero:
importance: Unknown → High
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