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Unable to burn iso onto dvd, ubuntu startup disk creator doesnt show my dvd drive

Observation

1.DVD drive is mounted as read only

  1. On windows and ubuntu , when I try to burn iso into disk ,it just ejects the disk after spinning fast .
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  • I use k3b to burn isos onto DVD disks. (The Ubuntu Startup Disk Creator is intended for USB boot drives and memory cards). – sudodus Jun 29 '20 at 19:12
  • Even k3b users have faced this issue, I have already solved my problem – Chemist Jun 30 '20 at 2:57
  • +1+1; Thanks for making it clear, that also k3b is affected by this issue. I will upvote your question and answer - And again, thanks for sharing your solution :-) By the way, which version of Ubuntu are you running? – sudodus Jun 30 '20 at 9:24
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Run these commands sequentially in terminal.

  1. sudo apt-get install dvd+rw-tools
    
  2. growisofs -Z /dev/sr0=/path/name.iso
    
  3. If you get input/output error or I/O error example

    [ PERFORM OPC failed with SK=4h/TRACK FOLLOWING ERROR]: Input/output error
    /dev/sr0: "Current Write Speed" is 8.2x1352KBps.)
    

    Use this command

    growisofs -dvd-compat -speed=2 -Z /dev/sr0=/path/name.iso
    

I know speed is quite slow but its quite stable configuration and its most likely to work, but you can experiment with the values

I tried this method on DVD-R x16 dvd on my dvd writer HL-DT-STDVDRAM GT33N, LE01, max UDMA/66

NOTE: This method did help many users but in my case ,the image did get burned onto dvd, as i could notice the colour difference, but for some reason the disc still shows as blank, and my bios isn't recognizing that the DVD contains Ubuntu live CD

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