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



On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 04:17:21PM +0100, Adam Funk wrote:
> Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> 
> > You also want the output of 'hdparm /dev/hda' and 'hdparm -i /dev/hda'.
> 
> OK (I don't know what most of this means):
> 
> # hdparm /dev/hda 
> 
> /dev/hda:
>  IO_support   =  0 (default 16-bit)
>  unmaskirq    =  0 (off)
>  using_dma    =  0 (off)
>  keepsettings =  0 (off)
>  readonly     =  0 (off)
>  readahead    = 256 (on)
>  HDIO_GETGEO failed: Invalid argument
> 
> # hdparm -i /dev/hda 
> 
> /dev/hda:
> 
>  Model=_NEC DVD_RW ND-3520A, FwRev=1.04, SerialNo=
>  Config={ Removeable DTR<=5Mbs DTR>10Mbs nonMagnetic }
>  RawCHS=0/0/0, TrkSize=0, SectSize=0, ECCbytes=0
>  BuffType=unknown, BuffSize=0kB, MaxMultSect=0
>  (maybe): CurCHS=0/0/0, CurSects=0, LBA=yes, LBAsects=0
>  IORDY=yes, tPIO={min:120,w/IORDY:120}, tDMA={min:120,rec:120}
>  PIO modes:  pio0 pio1 pio2 pio3 pio4 
>  DMA modes:  mdma0 mdma1 mdma2 
>  UDMA modes: udma0 udma1 *udma2 
>  AdvancedPM=no
> 
>  * signifies the current active mode

You almost certainly have a loose or faulty cable.  Shutdown, make sure
the cable is properly seated in all the connectors.  If that does not
fix it, get a new ribbon cable.

-Roberto
-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~sanchezr

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