Re: CD-RW Question...
At 01:28 AM 7/27/01 +1000, Sam Varghese wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 26, 2001 at 10:51:54AM +0100, Phillip Deackes wrote:
>> I sold this drive and decided to go with a genuine SCSI CDRW - a suitable
>> SCSI card costs very little, I have the Iwill SIDE-2930C which is fully
>> supported by Linux. I bought a Yamaha 2100S, a 16x10x40 SCSI drive. I know
>> you asked about IDE drives, but SCSI is certainly worth thinking about -
>> you will find it altogether more reliable. I have a scanner and the CDRW
>> plugged into my SCSI card.
>I have been using a SCSI burner for nearly two years now. Burnt
>about 400 CDs in all, got just two coasters. Nothing like a genuine
>SCSI for robustness. I use xcdroast as a GUI frontend.
Come come you hardware snobs! ;)
I've got an AOpen CRW-1232 running SCSI emulation with nary a coaster in sight the few caosters i've ahd have been caused by processor overload (it's sitting on a pent 200) and not dive controller issues.