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Tuesday, January 13, 2004

Burning Issues with Linux 2.4.x

I'm beginning to wonder if there isn't another culprit for the high-speed CD burning problems I've been having. If what I'm reading is correct, the ATAPI drivers for Linux don't properly support DMA transfers for CD burners. I watched top when I was burning a disc. Once the transfer rate got around 40x, my CPU usage on my Athlon XP 1800+ was around 92%. The 2.6 kernel is supposed to fix this, but I'm not sure I want to wade into those waters just yet. The good news is that I got the burner working without the ide-scsi kludge. We'll see what I decide to do from here.

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