gnomebaker audio CD copy verrrrry slow
pawinski at ananzi.co.za
Sun Jul 10 23:43:00 UTC 2005
Vincent Trouilliez wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 00:53 +0200, Marek Pawinski wrote:
>>>How is one supposed to proceed to enable DMA on a bloody CD drive ?
>>sudo hdparm -d1 /dev/hdc
> Thanks Marek, that worked.
> I am disappointed, though. DMA makes no difference when ripping speeds.
> I get exactly the same speeds when ripping with DMA on or off. And it's
> pretty slow too, at only x2. When I ripped all my CD's with Warty a few
> month back, I am sure I got about x4....
> No DMA magic for me then, it seems :o(
> Well, luckily, I don't really depend on it for ripping CD's, they are
> already all done.
> Once hdparm sets DMA, does it take effect instantly ? I tried restarting
> sound-juicer, even logging-out/in, but that didn't do it.
> Do I need to reboot the machine ??
> Vince, a bit disappointed...
Once you reboot the machine hdparm wil be reset to off on your CDROM
drive, there is a way to set it permanent like, but i forget now, you
will have to hunt google :-)
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