Digital Video Forums  

Go Back   Digital Video Forums > Disc Formats > DVD Blank Media, Burning, Recording Hardware

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 4 Dec 2008, 02:47 PM   #1
Junior Member
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2
Default Nero 'session fixation error' - overwritten session?

Hi,

I have a problem that I wasn't able to find a solution for...

I have started a multisession DVD on a Pioneer DVR-106D drive, successfully added two sessions and left the disc unclosed so I could add further sessions.
However, when I tried to add the next session on an LG GH22LP20 drive (now I know that I shouldn't have done that), Nero wasn't able to finish the burning and quit with a 'Session fixation error'.

When I tried to read back the DVD, it seemed to be unreadable. I have tried a variety of CD/DVD recovery programs but I could retrieve only the _first_ session.
Observing the back of the DVD, to me it seems that Nero started to overwrite the second session (as the writing isn't continuous, there is a 'gap'):


The media used was a blue TDK DVD-R:


The software I use for burning is Nero 6.0.0.11.
I attached the Nero log.
The drive is functioning properly as I have burned numerous multisession DVDs with it before and after this one and the error is not returning.

I'd like to ask that is there a way to retrieve data from this disk (the overwritten second session), or at least the filenames?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Thank you!
-broaser
Attached Files
File Type: txt nero_log.txt‎ (8.0 KB, 522 views)

Last edited by broaser7492; 4 Dec 2008 at 02:56 PM
broaser7492 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 4 Dec 2008, 03:47 PM   #2
Super Moderator
 
Chewy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: millenium falcon
Posts: 18,971
Default

Looking at the log and the disk, it would seem the burn failed almost immediatley, and
nero didn't even see the first session

I don't burn multisession data dvd's, optical media is not that safe a backup solution and
blanks are so cheap I don't hesitate to use more when needed

http://forum.digital-digest.com/showthread.php?t=66993

If you ran some transfer rate tests you might find that old pioneer not doing a very good job with those blanks
Chewy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 5 Dec 2008, 11:52 AM   #3
Junior Member
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2
Default

Hmm... thanks for the reply!
In the meantime, I'm trying to grab the whole DVD into an image file with IsoHunt (it goes very slowly) and then try to look for lost files. I'll post the results.
broaser7492 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Session Fixation Error in nero Need HELP Please!!! pope2000 Nero Recode 19 19 Feb 2010 01:06 AM
Power Calibration Area Error/ Session Fixation Error Hue983 DVD Blank Media, Burning, Recording Hardware 10 13 Dec 2006 05:59 AM
close session error pill Nero Recode 0 27 Nov 2006 05:59 AM
Nero 6 not ending burn session?! HELLLP! coady2000 DVD Blank Media, Burning, Recording Hardware 8 1 Dec 2003 12:39 AM



All times are GMT +10. The time now is 08:50 PM.

Kirsch designed by Andrew & Austin


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Digital Digest

Visit DivXLand   Visit dvdloc8.com