Subject: Re: Is the current ide driver/cdrecord dead?
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Hisashi T Fujinaka <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/18/2002 09:46:49
Just to follow up: I replaced the burner with a Verbatim 40x12x48 and
things work again. I saw something on a web site for cdr/rw that the old
Yamaha's have some problems, which is what I figured.

On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, 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).
> Sorry that's my only thought.
> Take care,
> Bill

Hisashi T Fujinaka -
BSEE (6/86) + BSChem (3/95) + BAEnglish (8/95) + $2.50 = mocha latte