Re: Speed problems with PX-716A
Zeb <email@example.com> wrote:
> >The inofficial DVD patch for cdrecord is known to break cdrecord so I would
> >not call it free, except "free of benefit".
> Listen, I don't want to make a debate about what is free or not. I meant
> Free (with a capital F), as Free-software, not as free beer. I am enough
> aware of what is open-source and free software.
Please do not start a useless flame war in this list!
> You wrote this list was not for support of other versions than the
> ProDVD product. This is false, this list is a Debian list for CD writing
> in general, that is used by you, as the cdrecord author, but also by
> others (dvd+rw-tools, growisofs).
READ READ READ
Nobody did ever give support for bastardized cdrecord versions.
This has nothing to do with cdrecord-ProDVD but with the fact that
the makers of the bastardized patches do not even care if the patch
works at all :-(
> So if I can bring any help for cdrecord, either the Free version, either
> your ProDVD proprietary version, I would be glad and everybody will
> benefit. But please don't try to be misleading.
If you have problem NAME them, I am sorry but I cannot help you if you do not
tell me what your problem is.
> >1) cdrecord-prodvd-2.01b31-i686-pc-linux-gnu is outdated
> Fair enough, but I followed the link that is on your own webpage:
> wich directs to:
> I cannot find any later version. Please provide a link so that I could
> try it.
I am sorry but you need at least to be able to deal with a simple FTP download.....
> >2) Do you have a problem that you did not send in your mail?
> > cdrecord definitely will not print the same as you did mail.....
> With the cdrecord-prodvd I downloaded here:
> I get this exact output:
> ./cdrecord-prodvd-2.01b31-i686-pc-linux-gnu driveropts=help -checkdrive
> Cdrecord-ProDVD-Clone 2.01b31 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C)
> 1995-2004 Jörg Schilling
> Unlocked features:
> Limited features:
> scsidev: 'ATA:1,0,0'
> devname: 'ATA'
> scsibus: 1 target: 0 lun: 0
> Warning: Using badly designed ATAPI via /dev/hd* interface.
> Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
> Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
> Device type : Removable CD-ROM
> Version : 0
> Response Format: 1
> Vendor_info : 'PLEXTOR '
> Identifikation : 'DVDR PX-716A '
> Revision : '1.04'
> Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
> Desktop/cdrecord-prodvd-2.01b31-i686-pc-linux-gnu: This version of
> cdrecord limits DVD-R/DVD-RW support to -dummy or 1 GB real.
> Desktop/cdrecord-prodvd-2.01b31-i686-pc-linux-gnu: If you need full
> DVD-R/DVD-RW support, ask the Author for cdrecord-ProDVD.
> Desktop/cdrecord-prodvd-2.01b31-i686-pc-linux-gnu: Free test versions
> and free keys for personal use are at
> Driver options:
> burnfree Prepare writer to use BURN-Free technology
> noburnfree Disable using BURN-Free technology
> Driver options specific to Plextor with a DVD-/+R in the drive do not
Again: What is your problem except from the fact that you did not read
the documentation and thus use wrong parameters that result in a
What driver options do you expect to appear?
Note that you did use the subject "speed problems"......
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