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Re: Can't burn CDs at a reasonable speed (cdrecord, 2.6.11 kernel).

On Thursday 02 June 2005 15:48, Adam Funk wrote:

  hello Adam,

               Have a look at setting up hdparm for the burner to help with 
data flow. hdparm wiil tell you if dma for the drive is enabled, if not you 
can use hdparm to emable it.

                  bye for now

                           peter colton

> I'm running a Debian testing system with the "2.6.11-1-686 #1" kernel and
> packages cdrecord 2.01+01a01-2 and mkisofs 2.01+01a01-2.
> The machine is "Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz" with 1GB RAM and a new
> CD/DVD-burner (IDE on /dev/hda; the hard drive is SATA and appears
> as /dev/sda), so I think I ought to be able to burn faster than 16X.
> $ mkisofs -r -J -o foo.iso foodir
> $ cdrecord -v speed=16 dev=ATA:0,0,0 foo.iso
> If I specify a higher speed, cdrecord fails and I get a coaster.  I would
> appreciate any suggestions for improving this.
> --
> Thanks,
> Adam

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