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Re: problem converting and writing mp3 to CD

-- Benedict Verheyen <linux4bene@pandora.be> wrote
(on Monday, 16 December 2002, 01:55 AM +0100):
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Griffiths" <john@capmon.com>
> To: "Benedict Verheyen" <linux4bene@pandora.be>
> Cc: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
> Sent: Monday, December 16, 2002 1:08 AM
> Subject: Re: problem converting and writing mp3 to CD
> > at a wild guess your cd writer is faster than your mp3 conversion.
> it's a Benq 32x10x40
> > in any event running 2 CPU heavy events, and one of them time critical (if
> > the cd writer buffer empties you blow the burn) is not smart.
> It's a script that i found on many sites though so that surprises me a bit.
> (it's mentioned in TLDP: http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/CD-Writing-HOWTO-3.html)
Look at the last modified date on there... At the time it was written,
processors were fast enough and write speeds slow enough that this was
an efficient method. Now the write speeds are so fast that processing
the files often takes longer, even on machines with fast processors.

The script still works for me... but I'm still using my 3-year-old

Matthew Weier O'Phinney

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