Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 27730
cdrecord-1.9-5 limited to 12x write speed
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:31:29 EDT
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I was making coasters at the rated speed of my HP 9500 CD/RW drive, so I
decided to try a slower setting. I quickly discovered that while you can
specify either higher or lower speeds, the setting is often ignored. I thus
started a bunch of -dummy burns with increasing speed= parameters to see
what values appear to work and which don't:
No number above 12 works faster than 12. (I tried up to 32) Since burners
can be purchased with speeds of 10 and 16 (maybe higher) I consider this a
bug worthy of squashing.
while this would be nice, I'm not going to do it. The reason: I have no idea how
this works, do not understand SCSI, and do not have time or test machines.
I suggest contacting the upstream authors on this one.