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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
Albert Cahalan <> writes:

> I'm not about to burn CDs trying, but I do believe
> that "a ruined cd is likely" would be accurate if I
> were to keep busy with Mozilla and such. OpenOffice
> would surely ruin a cd. Light web browsing makes my
> mp3 player skip.
> Not all of us have hardware like you do. Encoding
> video is something I wouldn't bother to try, even
> without the CD burner going!

Encoding video is a typically CPU-bound task, unless your machine is
so fast that it saturates the disk bandwidth. The scheduler should
give the encoding lower priority than the "interactive" CD burning.

Måns Rullgård

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