Ubuntu 8.10 CD/DVD Creator won't burn a DVD

Bug #384425 reported by Nick
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nautilus-cd-burner (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: nautilus

I am trying to do a data backup onto DVD+RW and it will not work. CD/DVD Creator gives me an error message when it tries to erase the disc: "There was an error writing to the disc: Unhandled error, aborting". I tried with Brasero to erase the disc, and it goes for a little while then brings up the same message. Worse though, now my disc is apparently unusable.

I never had any issues burning with 8.04. I am using Memorex DVD+RWs that I have used before. I'm trying to burn 4.2 gigs on to discs that have 4.7 gig capacity. I have tried more than one disc, so it's not the disc. My memory is perhaps low at 512mb.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/nautilus
Package: nautilus 1:2.24.1-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: nautilus
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-14-generic i686

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Nick (nuspl) wrote :
affects: nautilus (Ubuntu) → nautilus-cd-burner (Ubuntu)
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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the report, may you please try the same with jaunty and comment back?

Changed in nautilus-cd-burner (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Incomplete
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Nick (nuspl) wrote :

Well, I guess I debugged it for you.

I tried to burn a disc with GnomeBaker and the first try it returned the error message:

genisoimage: Directories too deep for 'installers/freeciv-2.1.9/data/themes/gui-gtk-2.0/Freeciv/gtk-2.0/Toolbar' (7) max is 6.
:-( write failed: Input/output error

So my directory structure was too deep. I deleted a subfolder I didn't really need and burned a disc with GnomeBaker and a disc with Nautilus and both seem to work fine now.

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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Is this reproducible with Ubuntu 9.10 the Karmic Koala? Please test and provide us of feedback about it, Thanks in advance..

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for nautilus-cd-burner (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in nautilus-cd-burner (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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