CD Burning woes: pulling my already sparse hair out...
bmarcum at iglou.com
Sun Oct 30 18:59:11 UTC 2005
On Wed, 26 Oct 2005 19:35:23 +0200, Niki Kovacs
<contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> I'm an ex-Slacker (100% GNU/Linux since 2001) recently converted to
> Ubuntu. I like that distro, though there's one annoying (and severe) bug
> in Breezy that's a real PITA: burning.
> I installed Breezy in "expert" mode and gave "-d1" as disk parameter
> during install. hdparm /dev/hdc gives this:
> IO_support = 0 (default 16-bit)
> unmaskirq = 0 (off)
> using_dma = 1 (on)
> keepsettings = 0 (off)
> readonly = 0 (off)
> readahead = 256 (on)
> HDIO_GETGEO failed: Invalid argument
> So I *think* dma is on, wouldn't you? But then, here's the output of
This may be a silly question, but is DMA enabled on /dev/hda?
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