My _intended_ emal re: soundconverter anomolies

David Ryder davaweb at bigpond.net.au
Tue Nov 11 19:44:52 GMT 2008


> Which bug reports did you read?

Those concentrating on DMA/UDMA issues and those on mixing sata and scsi/ide drives, but k3b
burning bug reports generally. The DMA setting has been an issue for some time and was
also in Windows. 


> What does lsscsi show on your system?  (You may have to install the

david at ubuntu-server:~$ lsscsi
[0:0:0:0]    disk    ATA      ST3120022A       3.06  /dev/sda
[1:0:1:0]    disk    ATA      ST3120022A       8.54  /dev/sdb
[5:0:0:0]    disk    ATA      ST3320620AS      3.AA  /dev/sdh
[6:0:0:0]    disk    ATA      ST3250620AS      3.AA  /dev/sdi
[9:0:0:0]    disk    SMSC     223 U HS-CF      1.95  /dev/sdd
[9:0:0:1]    disk    SMSC     223 U HS-MS      1.95  /dev/sde
[9:0:0:2]    disk    SMSC     223 U HS-SM      1.95  /dev/sdf
[9:0:0:3]    disk    SMSC     223 U HS-SD/MMC  1.95  /dev/sdg
[12:0:0:0]   cd/dvd  BENQ     DVD DD DW1650    BCFC  /dev/scd0
[12:0:1:0]   disk    ATA      ST3120022A       8.01  /dev/sdc
[14:0:0:0]   disk    Seagate  FreeAgentDesktop 100F  /dev/sdj
david at ubuntu-server:~$ 
That's this system but my other ubuntu system has the same burning
issues.
Many thanks,
David

> I avoided it rather intentionally, because i don't think it will be
> helpful in solving your problem, which is getting MP3s onto audio CD.

I need these files in wav format so I can play the cds in non-mp3 players.

Many thanks,
David

On Tue, 2008-11-11 at 14:55 +1000, Paul Gear wrote:
> David Ryder wrote:
> > Hi,
> >>From the bug reports on k3b there seems to be an issue when there are a
> > mixture of ide and scsi or sata drives. Apparently, from what I
> > understand, K3b is a front end using cdrado and as it was some time ago
> > that I spent researching this I can not remember the exact details in
> > the bug reports. I did spend a lot of time and cds trying the various
> > suggestions in the bug reports but eventually, after some weeks, gave
> > up. 
> 
> Which bug reports did you read?
> 
> >> I've never encountered anything that K3B couldn't burn that
> >> wasn't my fault.  If K3B and the Gnome equivalents are not working,
> >> there is very likely something wrong with your CD drive or media.
> > 
> > It is not media nor my dvd drives. It is either a setting I do not
> > know about or a bug that affects my combination of drives or the
> > ability to lock the drive. If there are settings for k3b 
> 
> What does lsscsi show on your system?  (You may have to install the
> lsscsi package first.)  My wife's desktop shows something like this:
> 
> [0:0:0:0]    disk    ATA      WDC WD2000JD-00G 02.0  /dev/sda
> [4:0:0:0]    disk    ATA      ST380011A        3.06  /dev/sdb
> [5:0:0:0]    cd/dvd  LITE-ON  LTR-52246S       6S0F  /dev/scd0
> [5:0:1:0]    cd/dvd  JLMS     XJ-HD165H        CH11  /dev/scd1
> 
> Even though i have a combination of ATA and SATA, they all show up as
> SCSI.  Yours should be similar.
> 
> > ...
> > But be that as it may, with respect, the issue of the file sizes was
> > avoided in your reply :-) <grin>
> 
> I avoided it rather intentionally, because i don't think it will be
> helpful in solving your problem, which is getting MP3s onto audio CD.
> 
> Paul




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