CD/DVD writer

Mike Chambers mike at
Mon Jun 16 04:30:42 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-06-15 at 13:15 -0700, Chris Carlson wrote:
> I'm using Fedora 9 on a "AMD Athlon(tm) X2 Dual Core Processor 
> BE-2350".  The system (an eMachines computer) came with a CD/DVD 
> read/write drive (Optiarc  Model: DVD RW AD-7200A  Rev: 1.W1).  When I 
> load a blank DVD-R in the drive, an icon appears that tells me I've got 
> a blank DVD in the drive.  I double-click the icon, and CD/DVD Creator 
> pops up.  I drag/drop files into the window and then tell it to "Write 
> to Disc".  It thinks for a while, then pops up a little window with the 
> very clear and informative message, "Error!"  I can find no information 
> on what the error is or what I can do about it.

How fast are you burning?  When it pops up to do the burn, minus
actually hitting the OK button, what speeds does it offer you?  I think
it defaults to maximum and you mgiht need to select something else?
I've also seen it have to reboot and then try it and it worked.

Hope that helps,

Mike Chambers
Fedora Project - Ambassador, Bug Zapper, Tester, User, etc..
mikec302 at

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