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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux try #2 [ was: Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest) ]
Jan Engelhardt schrieb am 2006-01-29:

> Does speed==40 also suffice?
> How about a DVD at 8x speed? (Even faster than CD at 40x)

The block size of 2352 bytes (not a power of two and not a multiple of
512 either) is important.

Just check the CPU load. The machine is pretty crawling without DMA,
with high system and I/O wait figures. Even fast machines (Athlon XP
2500+) are hogged down so much the mouse pointer gets jerky.

Matthias Andree
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