Subject: Re: Is the current ide driver/cdrecord dead?
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/09/2002 10:16:29
On Tue, Oct 08, 2002 at 11:31:17AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
  | On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
  | > I've just succeeded in making 10 consecutive coasters with my current
  | > system with a Yamaha 4416 CD burner and Imation blanks. I think it might
  | > be drive/media problems, but I can't be sure. It locks my system up at
  | > times, and mostly just locks up the drive.
  | I haven't tried a super-recent kernel, but I have recoifing working w/ a
  | Sony burner. Did you try reducing the record speed? I got errors at 10x,
  | but 4x was fine (even though the media are rated 10x).

I've been burning at 12x using -current from a couple of days ago to a
12x burner & 12x media.  It works generally ok, although I get some
disks that don't work wonderfully on my test machines (these are just
test disks for multiboot NetBSD cds).