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Unable to burn Miscrosoft Memory Diagnostics

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I am unable to burn Miscrosoft's Memory Diagnostics ISO on to disk. I get an error telling me it 'Failed to send Cue Sheets'.

 

I have been able to burn this using ISO Record so I know there isn't anything wrong with ISO file. I have tried with version 1.2 and 1.3 but with the same result. I also had just burn another disk which worked fine and I have tried two different types of media.

 

 

Here is the log entries from the failed burn.

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I 10:42:51 Initialising SPTI...

I 10:42:51 Searching for SCSI / ATAPI devices...

I 10:42:51 Found 1 DVD-ROM and 1 DVD?RW!

I 10:43:29 Operation Started!

I 10:43:29 Source File: \\NET-SERVER\DATA\BACKUP\UPDATES\MICROSOFT\MEMORY TEST\WINDIAG.ISO

I 10:43:29 Source File Sectors: 149 (MODE1/2048)

I 10:43:29 Source File Size: 305,152 bytes

I 10:43:29 Source File Volume Identifier: CD_ROM

I 10:43:29 Source File Application Identifier: CDIMAGE 2.47 (10/12/2000 TM)

I 10:43:29 Destination Device: [0:2:0] LITE-ON DVDRW SOHW-1673S JS0D (D:) (ATA)

I 10:43:29 Destination Media Type: CD-R

I 10:43:29 Destination Media Sectors: 359,844

I 10:43:29 Write Mode: CD

I 10:43:29 Write Speed: MAX

I 10:43:29 Test Mode: Yes

I 10:43:29 BURN-Proof: Enabled

E 10:43:29 Failed to send Cue Sheet!

E 10:43:31 Operation Failed! - Duration: 00:00:02

I 10:43:31 Average Write Rate: N/A - Maximum Write Rate: N/A

 

 

ps.

I do love your product, its just a pitty about thoes large movie companies stopping people from making backups of DVD. ds.

 

 

 

Arvid

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That could be because it's under 150 sectors. Some drives won't burn tracks under 2 seconds (150 sectors) in SAO mode.

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That could be because it's under 150 sectors. Some drives won't burn tracks under 2 seconds (150 sectors) in SAO mode.

I'll be buggered. I didn't know that. I'm guessing the solution would be to pad the ISO out a bit? Interesting...

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Yup, that or switch to TAO (track at once) mode burning.

 

I don't really do any CD burning, or if I do, it's never something so small!

 

If I had, I'd have probably taken the time to implement the basic TAO recording method as a fallback if SAO can't be done.

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A 38k ISO does seem a tad on the small side. Why does TAO succeed when SAO fails? A different set of rules?

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Yup, TAO is just dumb and can only burn a single track - of any size. It's not very flexible and forces certain things that you might not actually want.

 

To use SAO you have to send a cuesheet, and it's the individual items (tracks) in the cuesheet that have to be over 2 seconds (150 sectors) in length.

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