Problem: 2.4.26/27 & 2.6.9 Audio CD Burning

From: Steven E. Woolard
Date: Sat Nov 13 2004 - 08:47:33 EST

I've reproduced this problem on my system with 2.4.26, 2.4.27, and 2.6.9. When trying to burn an audio CD with cdrecord, the system load average will skyrocket (relitively speaking) up to 4 or 5 sometimes reaching 10 or higher. This does not happen with data CD's or at all with 2.6.7 kernel. I used scsi emulation (of course) on 2.4.26 and 2.4.27--not 2.6.9.

Side Notes:
DMA is enabled, I have tried downgrading cdrtools, and if I remember correctly it has the same problem in 2.6.8(.1).

AMD Athlon XP 2400+
1024MB RAM
VIA VT82C686 Southbridge (IDE Controller)
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