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Old 10-22-2005, 11:30 AM   #1
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Slow ATAPI reads with 2.6.13


After upgrading to SW 10.2 with the 2.6.13 kernel from /testing, audio CD reads are really slow - about 1.8X on a 48X drive.

I've read that the driver basically sucks and DMA is not enabled for audio CD packet reads.

Anybody have a suggestion? Does recompiling the kernel without built-in ATAPI support and then enabling ide-scsi speed it back up?
 
Old 10-23-2005, 05:56 AM   #2
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Hello!

You can hdparm -d1 -A1 /dev/"cdrom" to enable DMA and readahead.

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