Gamecube doesn't like my backups

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Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by CFHeadphase » Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:30 pm

Hi all, I've recently installed a XenoGC in my PAL DOL-001 Gamecube.

It seems to work fine (when I use official games, I can hold START to get to the XenoGC menu and they play fine), but when I try and use any of the backups I've burnt, the console doesn't spin the disc up at all.

ImgBurn info:

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TSSTcorp CDDVDW TS-L632H AS03 (USB)
Current Profile: DVD+RW

Disc Information:
Status: Complete
State of Last Session: Complete
Erasable: Yes
Formatted: Yes
Sessions: 1
Sectors: 714,544
Size: 1,463,386,112 bytes
Time: 158:49:19 (MM:SS:FF)
MID: MKM-A02-00
Supported Write Speeds: 3x

TOC Information:
Session 1... (LBA: 0)
-> Track 01  (Mode 1, LBA: 0 - 714543)
-> LeadOut  (LBA: 714544)

Physical Format Information (ADIP):
Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW
Part Version: 2
Disc Size: 80 mm
Maximum Read Rate: Not Specified
Number of Layers: 1
Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP)
Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit
Track Density: 0.74 um/track
First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608
Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 911,151
Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0

Physical Format Information (Last Recorded):
Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW
Part Version: 2
Disc Size: 80 mm
Maximum Read Rate: Not Specified
Number of Layers: 1
Track Path: Parallel Track Path (PTP)
Linear Density: 0.267 um/bit
Track Density: 0.74 um/track
First Physical Sector of Data Area: 196,608
Last Physical Sector of Data Area: 911,151
Last Physical Sector in Layer 0: 0

Format Capacities:
DT: 0x02 - NB: 714544 (0x000AE730) - TDP: 2048
FT: 0x26 - NB: 714544 (0x000AE730) - TDP: 0

Performance (Write Speed):
Descriptor 1...
-> B0: 0x00, B1: 0x00, B2: 0x00, B3: 0x00
-> EL: 714543 (0x000AE72F)
-> RS: 11,080 KB/s (8x) - WS: 4,155 KB/s (3x)
I've calibrated the Lens Potentiometer to 200Ohms within 5 Ohms.

I've tried setting the write speed to 1x but it seems my drive only supports 3.3x writing. Is my burner bad, my media or my console?

I hope you can help. Thanks for reading! <3
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by Streetwalker » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:26 pm

It can be any of those options. You can always try lowering the pot value even more, it's perfectly safe.
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by CFHeadphase » Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:45 pm

I tried putting the pot value to like 130 (I think it bottoms out at 150) and that still didn't help.
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by emu_kidid » Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:20 am

Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW

If I'm reading this correctly, you're trying a 8cm DVD+RW?

The GameCube has a REALLY hard time reading rewritable media, I'd strongly suggest going for -R media.
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by boredomca » Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:50 pm

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2930489300
These are what everyone seams to have the best luck with
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by CFHeadphase » Sun Jul 01, 2018 7:44 pm

emu_kidid wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:20 am
Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW

If I'm reading this correctly, you're trying a 8cm DVD+RW?

The GameCube has a REALLY hard time reading rewritable media, I'd strongly suggest going for -R media.
boredomca wrote:
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:50 pm
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2930489300
These are what everyone seams to have the best luck with
Thanks for the replies. I've ordered some of these and will report back.
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by CFHeadphase » Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:15 pm

emu_kidid wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:20 am
Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW

If I'm reading this correctly, you're trying a 8cm DVD+RW?

The GameCube has a REALLY hard time reading rewritable media, I'd strongly suggest going for -R media.
Gave the new media a go, and it works a treat!

Thanks for your help.
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Re: Gamecube doesn't like my backups

Post by emu_kidid » Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:08 am

CFHeadphase wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:15 pm
emu_kidid wrote:
Sat Jun 30, 2018 4:20 am
Disc ID: MKM-A02-00
Book Type: DVD+RW

If I'm reading this correctly, you're trying a 8cm DVD+RW?

The GameCube has a REALLY hard time reading rewritable media, I'd strongly suggest going for -R media.
Gave the new media a go, and it works a treat!

Thanks for your help.
Glad to hear it's working - enjoy it while it lasts though, the GameCube really doesn't like backup media ;)
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