Subject: Re: IDE CD writer switching to 1x the second write
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Lars Nordlund <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/12/2003 16:27:38
On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 12:25:24PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 12:05:33AM +0100, Lars Nordlund wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > The first CD I write after a fresh restart is done in 8x (max write
> > speed). Every CD after that is written at 1x. No special printout in the
> > kernel log is seen. This has been the case for a couple of months now in
> > current. Don't remember exactly when it broke. Have not written that
> > many CDs lately.
> What command are you using to write the CD ?

# cat /usr/pkg/etc/cdrecord.conf 
# cdrecord -v foo.iso

> How do you know it's writting at 1x ? From the time it spend, or from
> messages printed by the tools ?

Both messages and time spent. The first time it says 8x or default or
something. The next write it says 1x.

I plan to test the writer on another controller tonight.

Best regards

	Lars Nordlund