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SubjectRe: Video CD on Linux kernel 2.2
On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Alan Cox wrote:
> > In the CDROM-XA situation though, its probably better to add support for
> > it in the ISO9660 driver directly as it doesnt require a new filesystem,
> > just detect Mode2 sectors and deal with them properly.
> Its not just the sectors.

The goal here is not to have the kernel handle interleaved XA files ADPCM
decoding etc but rather prevent applications from having to do all sorts
of ioctl gymnastics and CDROMREADRAW just to get at the data. Rather have
the kernel do it transparently so they can just fopen() them as regular
files.

So the XA sector size is 2336 bytes, what other issues are there other
than the odd sector size?

-Dan


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