USB DVD recorder rips too slowly

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Mon Nov 2 07:40:23 UTC 2015


On Sun, 1 Nov 2015 12:51:46 -0800
Kevin Oberman <rkoberman at> wrote:

> I recently purchased a no-name DVD player/recorder. It works normally
> (at least for reading) on Windows, but won't work well on FreeBSD.
> grip reports a speed of no more than 2.2x and only gets there at the
> end of  track, so it takes a long time to rip a disc... almost as
> long as to play it. Windows gets to about 24x on inner tracks and
> well over 30x on outer ones.
> In the case that this is simply not going to work, any suggestions
> for a cheap USB CD/DVD unit that works well with FreeBSD?

what happens when you copy the data with dd?

I have also an external DVD drive which works fine but I do not rip
DVDs with it, I only copy them.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list