[Mplayer-users] [mplayer PATCH] CDROM documentation and minor fixes

Nick Kurshev nickols_k at mail.ru
Thu Apr 19 16:10:40 CEST 2001


On Thu, 19 Apr 2001 10:16:21 +0200, Gabucino wrote:

>It's the Question that drives us, Nick Kurshev :
>> I want to suggest you file for your mplayer documentation. This file was born after spending by me about 3 days 
>> on researchs of problem with my CDROM. I hope it can be useful for other users which have problems
>Thx, added...
New version is better of suggest by me - thanks.

>> echo current_speed:4 >/proc/ide/hdd/settings
>...though this doesn't work for me.
I have Acer 24x IDE-CDROM and it works, but CDROM is being quiet only after start of file reading. (I.e. after
first file operation on it).
And it official way to change CDROM parameters same as MTRR.
(You can find some recommendations in Linux mailing list on vger.kernel.org)

>I've added some info about the 'setcd' program, which I've been using for a
>while and it manages to set my CDROM's speed.. so check DOCS/CDROM from cvs.
I hope this document will be increased in the future.
Also it would be better to add some information about SCSI DVD-CDROMs and other exotic ones.

Best regards! Nick

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