Re: Slowing down CDROM drives (was: Re: ATAPI CDRW which doesn't work)

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 16:38:17 EST

On Sun, Feb 11 2001, Alan Olsen wrote:
> > It's no news that vendors only implement what they want to. New
> > cd-r/w and dvd drives are not required to implement this command,
> > so it may not work there either.
> Take a look at the code for cdparanoia or one of the other MP3 ripping
> programms. Slowing down the drive is a standard feature for that type of
> program. (Reduces errors when pulling audio tracks off the disc.)

One would think that you have taken a look at the cdparanoia
source before posting something like this. Guess what it does to
control speed? Reread my message, you totally missed the point.

Jens Axboe

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