Subject: Re: IDE CD writer switching to 1x the second write
To: Lars Nordlund <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/14/2003 00:10:31
On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 10:27:41PM +0100, Lars Nordlund wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 04:32:55PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > You should probably specify the speed to cdrecord:
> > cdrecord -v speed=8 foo.iso
> > If I don't set it it always defaults to 1 with my burner.
> That does not matter for me. And it is an 8x writer.
Mine is 12x :)
> ===> x@y:/usr/tmp %cdrecord -v speed=8 foo.iso
> Starting to write CD/DVD at speed 1 in real TAO mode for single session.
> Track 01: 698 of 698 MB written (fifo 100%) [buf 97%] 1.0x.
> Track 01: Total bytes read/written: 732856320/732856320 (357840
> Writing time: 4785.882s
> Average write speed 1.0x.
> Min drive buffer fill was 96%
> Fixating time: 243.362s
> Is it something in the driver that is not reset properly after the first
The cd driver shouldn't have anything to do with it.
cdrecord sends ATAPI commands directly to the drive.
My guess is that the drive tells it that only 1x speed is available.
Can you see something different in the outputs of
For the first and subsequent tries ?
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
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