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SubjectRe: CD-blanking leads to machine freeze with current -git [was: Re: CD writing in future Linux try #2 [ was: Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest) ]]
On Friday 10 February 2006 14:19, Phillip Susi wrote:
>Marc Koschewski wrote:
>> I just tried blanking a CD-RW with the latest -git tree. The machine
>> just became unresponsive and then froze. When it became unresponsive
>> the clock in GNOME still displayed the current time but I could not
>> focus any windows anymore. Then I had to hard reboot the machine.
>> The logs say nothing. I repeat: nothing.
>>
>> Does anyone have similar problems?
>
>Instead of rebooting, just wait for the blanking to finish. My guess
> is that your burner and hard drive are both on the same ide channel,
> and so you can not access the disk while the burner is blanking. If
> this is the case, put each drive on their own ide channel.
>
It takes hard drive access to switch window focus? Yes, thats a
question.

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