[Novalug] Ubuntu upgrade question
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Sun Jul 25 02:14:29 EDT 2010
One other possibility is that these CDs seem to be VERY full, and
perhaps those last tracks are harder to write for some reason.
Or perhaps forcing a write at a slower speed might help.
On 7/24/2010 7:32 PM, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Jul 2010, John Franklin wrote:
>> You might have had a bad batch or a batch that your CD-RW drive
>> didn't like. I've had drives that utterly refused to write to any
>> disks of one manufacturer, but would work 100% of the time on
>> others. The same "bad" disks would work fine in other drives.
> we tried to make a ubuntu iso both from downloads via my husband's mac
> burned on the mac, downloads from my athlon burned on the athlon and
> iso downloaded from the athlon and put on a thumb drive and burned on
> the mac. then i went out and purchased a new cd/dvd for the athlon.
> so we did the science experiment thing.
> then i encountered the message at the ubuntu site not to use rwcd's.
>> On Jul 24, 2010, at 6:15 PM, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
>>> In relation to the failures of writing Ubuntu isos to CDRW disks. The
>>> disks that failed were previously unused but they were at least a year
>>> old. I understand that the dyes may not be as stable as one would want
>>> and until 2 weeks ago we did not have air conditioning so the
>>> may have affected things.
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