Subject: Re: CD-RW drive recommendations ?
To: Tarak Parekh <>
From: B. James Phillippe <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/04/2002 10:41:37
> > We are trying to buy a CD-RW drive for our NetBSD box. Does anyone have
> > recommendations for this ?  We are running Netbsd 1.5W


I am using a Yamaha CRW2100S internal SCSI CD-RW drive in a DEC Alpha
running 1.5.3_ALPHA, and I'm very satisfied with it.  This drive has an 8MB
buffer and supports 16x write (CDR), 10x re-write (CDRW) speed, and 40x
read/audio-ripping.  I bought it new/unused on Ebay for what I think was a
pretty fair price.  I use cdparanoia, cdrecord and bladeenc from pkgsrc.  I
got started with the excellent documentation on

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