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SubjectRe: NEC ND-4550A problems reading DVD-R
Tejun Heo <> writes:

> I think that's determined by drivers/scsi/sr.h::SR_TIMEOUT which is
> hardcoded to be 30 seconds. Maybe it's better to move it to use the
> block parameter. Anyways, the drive actually takes longer than 30secs
> to recognize the media?

Yes, sometimes it takes e.g. 18 seconds, and sometimes it's 33 secs or
something alike. It's quite random.

Perhaps we should have a longer timeout only while mounting the media?

> Eeek, ugly. Isn't there firmware update available for the drive?

1.09 is already the latest. It's a '2005 drive.

Krzysztof Halasa

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