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

From: Alan Olsen (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 17:19:50 EST

Sorry. it was late when I answered that. (Either that or no ocffe, not
certain which.)

On Sun, 11 Feb 2001, Jens Axboe wrote:

> 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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