USB CD-ROM installations.
cswiger at mac.com
Tue Jan 11 19:35:06 PST 2005
John Wilson wrote:
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> Since the -STABLE EHCI, or USB2.0, support is not fully implemented yet, as I
> understand it and in so far as supporting full speed operation, will this pose
> any problems burning DVD +R or -R media? I've never had a DVD burner before, so
> I am somewhat new to this hardware.
I've gotten the impression that USB2 under FreeBSD 5.3 will support 4x well
and be OK at 8x DVD burning speeds, although I've seen some reports of
problems (failing every third or forth burn) at high speeds, too.
If it is possible, consider using Firewire instead: FreeBSD works very well
with FW/1394, and FW was designed for that kind of usage (specificly,
reserving dedicated I/O channels to guarantee bandwidth for realtime
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