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SubjectRe: NEC ND-4550A problems reading DVD-R
On 03/01/2011 08:48 AM, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-03-01 03:01 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> ..
>> 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?
> That slow behaviour is not uncommon, especially as drives struggle
> to recognize various forms of copy-protected media (DVD-Video).
> A longer default, or tuneable timeout, would help.
> Cheers
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I agree with Mark, this should be a user tuneable value. My 2006 LG
dvd-rw frequently times out
trying to identify the media. But after numerous timeout error messages
it usually suceeds.


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