FSim Posted November 11, 2006 Report Share Posted November 11, 2006 Hi- I have been performing transfer of snapshots to DVD backups every two weeks on two seperate sets for almost a year with a reasonable level of success. I am using Retrospect Server 7.0.344 (Update 18.104.22.168). And using a DVD burner from La Cie (DVD_RW ND-3500AG) (NEC DVD DL 1.56). This is a supported burner but I did have some teething problems. I updated the firmware and tried a few different brands of DVD+R. Finally I was able to get a good backup working with none or very few (less than 1 per 10-20 DVDs) errors during verify. This was fine for at least a few months during at which time I had burnt over 200 disks and sucessfully verified them. However of late, during verify there has been an error 105, which stops the verify immediately. Quote: From Retrospect: Script "DVD Backup B" failed during automatic execution, error -105 (unexpected end of data). Please launch Retrospect and check the log for details. The problem is the backup verify stops and doesn't check the other disks. This is a major problem because the set now contains over 200 disks. I cannot realistically perform a verify media on all 200 every two weeks without going insane. How can I just check those disks after the verify quits? In the last transfer, I had burnt about 30 disks and only verified about 8 before I got the error. Also does this mean there is a problem with the drive? The disks or the software? Will retrospect want to reburn the whole lot again, another 30+ discs or will it assume the others are fine? Sorry for the long post but this is driving me crazy and I don't want to have to start new DVD backup sets as that would be well over 150 discs for each set (2). Thanks, Fraser Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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