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    SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
    On 2/27/06, D. Hazelton <> wrote:
    > This value is also reported by the drive. I don't know about DVD drives, but
    > for CD drives it is a multiplier. 1x == 256K/sec transfer off the disc [...]
    For CDs, 1x is actually 150 KByte/sec.

    > I haven't had time to look into the DVD specification, but I'm guessing that
    > the DVD speed is about 3x what the CDROM speed is.

    According to WikiPedia, the DVD speed rating is almost 9 times that of
    CD speeds. I.e., 1x DVD is about 1.32 MByte/sec.

    Just to make sure that we're all on the same page. :)
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