[LUNI] IDE CD burner frustrations
Jeff.Jirsa at tfn.com
Fri Nov 15 14:11:15 CST 2002
Mandrake 9.0. I believe it is 1.11.
From: Walter [mailto:we3 at sprynet.com]
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 6:21 AM
To: luni at luni.org
Subject: Re: [LUNI] IDE CD burner frustrations
What Distro are you using and what version? What version of cdrecord are
> #@$@#$!!! Every time I try to burn a CD my system locks up! I can't do
> anything to warm boot it and the Num Lock, Caps Lock, and Scroll Lock
> lights are blinking when it locks.
> Boy, if I was a newbie, this would/could cause me to drop Linux in a
> heartbeat. I never had this problem burning CDs with Windoze. From my
> limited experience with the burner GUIs and cdrecord, I have to conclude
> burning CDs with Linux is like a loaded Uzi; one wrong move and you can do
> yourself in.
> FYI, my box is a Dell GX1 PIII 450. A CD-ROM is the master drive and a
> Lite On 16x burner is the slave drive on the second IDE channel.
> Is there anyway to idiot proof (yes, you can count me in here) reading and
> writing to a burner? Some kind of throttle for the device? Or, how can I
> find out
> the max speed to burn with without locking up the box?
> Is this only an IDE burner problem? Has anyone had any lock ups with SCSI
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