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No love with DVD9 backup
No love with DVD9 backup –
So I just tried my first DVD9 game and got no love.
First off I have a v9 PS2 with a Matrix Infinity (v1.21 firmware; NOTE: I just noticed there is a new version, v1.31, of the Matrix firmware out, f.y.i.). I backed up Champions of Norrath using Nero 6.6 (made an ISO on my drive, then burned it back out) with a Pioneer A08 (v1.14 firmware) on a Ritek +2.4x DL DVD-R and the game started up, at least the first splash screen, then kicked me back to the PS2 explorer screen (where you see your memory cards and what not). SSOO, has anyone else had any luck with DL backups? Curious.
did you set the book type to DVD-ROM?
If I remember correctly the Pioneer 108 sets the booktype on DL media to DVD-ROM by default. If you want and can afford try a Verbatim DL media, there have been several reports about Ritek DL media being LOW quality for consoles.
Hum, I'm unfamiliar with "book type"? What format do I want it in and how do I change it?
I think I am going to try a Verbatim media as well, can't hurt.
I tried Champions again with a Verbatim DL media (burned at 2.4x using same version of Nero and burner listed above) and I had the same result (the game would lauch, show the splash screen, then kick back to the PS2 explorer
So next I tried a "hacked" A08 v1.14 firmware with another Ritek DL DVD+R. I read that some people had better results with this firmware. Well I had the same results as the first two.
I looked a Nero and it does say DVD-Rom when it burns it (if that is what I am suppose to be looking for).
I burned a DL movie on a DL DVD-R and tried in my PS2 and it locked up. I then played it in my DVD player and it played fine. SO this leads me to believe that the PS2 has a hard time reading DL burns. Anyone have any input?
i think its the drive i have the same one and it always screws up the second layer, even the burner cant read it. try making an image of the burn and see if it craps out at 50% like mine do
Hum, so you think a different burner would have better sucess burning a readable DL disc? What throws me is that the DL Movie plays fine in my regular DVD Player.
I couldn't get MSG 2 Substance DVD9 backup (Ritek RL) to boot on my V10 PS2 which leads me to believe the PS2 laser has a hard time reading DVD9 backups although HK Pressed Silver DVD9's work fine because they have much higher reflectivity.
does the whole movie play, cuz i burnt fight club but about half way through the movie it freezes
Originally Posted by gamecaptor