[ltp] scsi_read error

Jeffrey Taylor linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 10 Dec 2003 14:34:59 -0600

Quoting honey@gneek.com <honey@gneek.com>:
> On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 joanroig@att.net wrote:
> > when ripping or copying music CDs the CDR/DVD drive of my T40 (237344U) stops 
> > after a while (~80% of a music CD copied). I used different front ends for 
> > cdrdao / cdparanoia (grip, k3b), and cdrdao in the command line, and I 
> > ...
> > 
> > Anyone had a similar experience or know how to solve this? I am using Debian 
> > installed in the HD from Knoppix and upgraded to Sid.
> Hi Joan... wow I thought it was just me!  I get this too, using Red
> Hat Linux 9 / Fedora with Grip (the front end, using cdparanoia).
> Can't swear it's always 80% but it happens on most rips.  I'd assumed
> this was a one-off issue but maybe not!  I'm afraid I haven't found a
> solution yet, haven't looked too far.  But it may be helpful to at
> least have one confirmation on a different install..?

Can you try reducing the speed?  I haven't used cdparanoia, just
cdrecord.  I've also learned to not try multi-tasking while burning
CDs.  Just let it burn and go get a cup of caffeine or other
recreational alkaloid ;)