Re: Incorrect CD Drive speed

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 16:16:02 EST

On Sun, Feb 25 2001, Mircea Ciocan wrote:
> Simple, our friends at No-name OEM Corporation ;) named that drive
> "CDROM DRIVE 52X" in his ID string, a perfect OEM name that does not
> involves any brand and looks good in windoze where the l/user see it in
> system configuration as above.
> The hard reality is next, meaning the Linux driver determined "by
> specific means" :) that the drive is at most "48X CD-ROM DRIVE w/128kb
> buffer", THAT windozians will NOT see it.

None of the two are the hard reality, the latter is just what
the drive reports in the mode sense page while (as you correctly
identified) the former is the info from the inquiry command. Why
these don't match up is a question best asked at the manufacturerer :)

Jens Axboe

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