[linux-audio-user] CD Burning...

Mark Knecht markknecht at comcast.net
Thu Nov 6 22:07:21 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-06 at 18:36, Aaron Trumm wrote:
> mine's real brand spankin' new
> > how long have you had your burner?.....
> > mine is pooping out thesedays after a lot of wear and tear and im
> > getting about the same ratio of coasters too.
> >
> > the other thing i'm guessing at is that maybe cdrecord / xcdroast arent
> > compatible with 52x burners?....
> now this is an interesting theory - ties into the other guy's suggestion of
> burning slower.  I'd bet that would work if not being compatible with 52x
> was the problem
> I did notice stuff like, on xcdroast, it would go to write the first track
> and just apparentely haul ass - it would report that it was burning at like
> 243x - like WHOA slow down there cheeko!  maybe forcing a certain speed
> (slower than 52x) would prevent this from happening

   I don't burn much on Linux jsut because the tools seem much more
difficult to use, but on Windows I have a 42x CD and I cannot reliably
burn much above 30x. 


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