Re: Burning a CD image slow down my connection

From: Kurt Garloff (
Date: Tue Sep 25 2001 - 08:59:09 EST

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 02:24:54PM +0200, [A]ndy80 wrote:
> Hi
> > Hmm, /dev/cdrom would typically be a link. You might try to apply hdparm
> > to where the link points to, but I cannot really believe hdparm doesn't
> > follow links.
> yes it's a link to /dev/scd0 and I CAN mount it, because my IDE cdrom is
> seen as scsi. In lilo.conf I've this line: append="hdd=ide-scsi
> hdc=ide-scsi" (read CD-WRITING HOWTO for more information)

Try appending ide1=dma to the boot options then. It might break on your
machine, so first try manually.


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