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Old 01-03-2004, 10:20 PM   #1
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X cd roast : how to fix burn speed

I am using x-cd-roast which comes with Red Hat 9.

When I tried to burn an iso image on a 12X cd writer, the burn speed seems adjusting itself between 14x - 20x, and the buffer indicator dropped to 0% within 30 seconds then stop cd writing.

I have selected 12x speed in set up menu and switched off mount CD automatically in x-windows.

What can I do to fix it at 12X burn speed ? How to determine the buffer size in the Set up menu (I found the default is 4MB).

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Old 01-04-2004, 07:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for the link. I have read most of the manual (except rip CD and burn DVD) but still cannot find how to use fix the CD burn speed instead of variable burn speed.

Anybody help where I can fix burn speed inside the program ?
Old 01-04-2004, 11:31 PM   #4
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Dude - just open xcdroast, click Setup, click CD Options, then adjust the CD Writer Speed to whatever level you want. Generally, assuming that you've got a modern CDRW, 16x should be OK Go with 8x or 4x if you want to play it safe. Note: your CD-RW isn't going to burn at a perfectly static rate - don't be surprised if you see a number of bumps to 16x or 9x or whatever. The main source of problems is generally just with trying to burn CD's at too high a speed, which resutls in toasters. Go slow and it's a non-issue
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