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SubjectRe: IDE-SCSI/HPT366 Problem
On Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 01:06:16PM -0600, --Damacus Porteng-- wrote:
> Problem:
> The problem lies with using my EIDE CDRW - I set it up properly using
> IDE-SCSI. I can use my mp3tocdda shell script to encode mp3s to CD
> (uses cdrecord as well) on the fly using either drive, however, when I
> use cdrecord to write a data CD, the system hard-locks, no kernel
> panic messages, and no Magic SysRQ keystroke works.
>
> Quite odd that I could do the cdrecord for audio tracks, but not
> data..

Strange. If you read data from the harddisk on an IDE channel and write it
(with cdrecord) to some CDRW on the same IDE channel, you have to expect
trouble: As with IDE there is no disconnect from the bus (as opposed to
SCSI), you risk buffer underruns.
A lockup however is not to be expected :-(

Regards,
--
Kurt Garloff <garloff@suse.de> Eindhoven, NL
GPG key: See mail header, key servers Linux kernel development
SuSE GmbH, Nuernberg, FRG SCSI, Security
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