[rescue] Trouble installing HP-UX 11i on a J6700

gsm at mendelson.com gsm at mendelson.com
Mon Mar 16 01:00:39 CDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 07:42:04AM +0200, gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
> I've often had problems with CD's burnt at to high a speed when burnt on
> a CD burner, but have never had one burnt at DVD speed 1x (equivalent
> to CD speed 4x) on a DVD drive.

I forgot to add to turn of "Burn Free" "Seamless Link" or any other buffer
underrun prevention technology. They work by stretching the standard for
inter block gaps, and older drives can not read the disks with the
bigger gaps.

If you are using a burner to read the disks and it does not write using
one of these technologies, it is very likely it can't read disks written
with them either.

AFAIK all DVD drives support reading disks written using it.

Older drives also have color problems, if you look at the recording surface
of the disk and it is blue it has less of a chance of being read in an old
CD drive. The ones that look silver or gold work better.

Brand may matter too, I have had the best results with TEAC brand disks. 
Verbatim (or is it Verbatum?) disks sold here are absolute crap, being 
a different product than the ones sold under that name in the US.


Geoffrey S. Mendelson, Jerusalem, Israel gsm at mendelson.com  N3OWJ/4X1GM

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