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Old 10-09-2008, 08:07 AM   #1
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Question Controlling CD read speed


Is there any way to alter a CD drive's read speed? I need to slow the speed down for a command like dd for a project I am doing.
 
Old 10-09-2008, 09:24 AM   #2
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Why do you need to slow it down? I'm not sure if most drives have a software-defined mechanism for read speed -- it's probably highly firmware dependent.
 
Old 10-09-2008, 10:01 AM   #3
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take a look at the -x option of the eject command. not the first place you might look, but I've had some success with this in the past...
 
Old 10-09-2008, 11:22 AM   #4
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You may also use these:
hdparm -E <speed> [drive]
mount -o speed=<speed> ...
 
Old 10-10-2008, 08:14 AM   #5
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Post Science Fair Project

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Why do you need to slow it down? I'm not sure if most drives have a software-defined mechanism for read speed -- it's probably highly firmware dependent.
I am doing a science fair project testing the correlation between CD revolution speed and data read speed.
 
Old 10-12-2008, 03:32 PM   #6
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well i know that nero drivespeed can do it, so maybe you can try installing nero with wine and then trying it.

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