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"Interface Error -50: The connection is not stable" on macbook pro

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I get the following message from Toast 7.0.2 on my new intel macbook pro, in combination with an external DVD-burner (an NEC DVDRW ND3520A) which has never given me problems.

 

"Interface Error -50: The connection is not stable"

 

and the following message in my dmesg output:

 

Apr 17 18:27:19 my-computer kernel[0]: (59: coreservicesd)tfp: failed on 0:

ATHR: beacon miss causing loss of connection Addendum: Is this a wifi message?

 

I don't have this problem when burning CD roms on the external drive. I don't have problems with the internal drive either.

 

I've tried different cords, and used the USB2 and Firewire cabling (my external enclosure has both). Same problem.

 

Is this a Roxio problem, a hardware problem or an Apple Macbook problem? The macbook pro is the newest element of the problem space.

Edited by eredhuin

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I am experiencing the same issue-"Interface Error -50: The connection is not stable," running Toast Titanium 7 on a PowerMac G4 using an external Lacie (DVR-106D) dvd burner. In addition, I am also getting a program lockup (eternally spinning cursor) when I click on the COPY tab to copy a previously burned DVD.

 

This is apparently a Toast issue, given the differences between our setups. I too do not have any problems when using the other tabs or when burning to CD's.

 

 

I get the following message from Toast 7.0.2 on my new intel macbook pro, in combination with an external DVD-burner (an NEC DVDRW ND3520A) which has never given me problems.

 

"Interface Error -50: The connection is not stable"

 

and the following message in my dmesg output:

 

ATHR: beacon miss causing loss of connection

 

I don't have this problem when burning CD roms.

 

I've tried different cords, and used the USB2 and Firewire cabling (my external enclosure has both). Same problem.

 

Is this a Roxio problem, a hardware problem or an Apple Macbook problem? The macbook pro is the newest element of the problem space.

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If you want to see if it is a toast issue, choose to create a disc image and save it to the hard drive (instead of clicking on record, click on the file menu and choose the proper option - which I cant remember the name of, because I am at work in a PC :) )

If you can burn the disc image, it isnt a software problem. Try then burning from the image to the burner. If you still get a problem, check for recorder firmware updates, try other media, try another cable from the computer to the drive, and remove any other connected devices from the computer.

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If you want to see if it is a toast issue, choose to create a disc image and save it to the hard drive (instead of clicking on record, click on the file menu and choose the proper option - which I cant remember the name of, because I am at work in a PC :) )

If you can burn the disc image, it isnt a software problem. Try then burning from the image to the burner. If you still get a problem, check for recorder firmware updates, try other media, try another cable from the computer to the drive, and remove any other connected devices from the computer.

 

Using Toast I can successfully burn cds on the external burner. And DVD-Rs in the internal burner.

 

But for >4x DVD burns, or DL DVD's, i.e. those requiring external burners, I am stuck.

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