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Old 10-22-2008, 05:18 PM
Chris Jones
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.

Is there any truth to this .. any workaround?

Thanks!


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Old 10-22-2008, 07:14 PM
Paolo
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:18:30PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
> find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.
>
> Is there any truth to this .. any workaround?

%man cdrecord
...

speed=#
Set the speed factor of the writing process to #. # is an inte-
ger, representing a multiple of the audio speed. This is about
150 KB/s for CD-ROM, about 172 KB/s for CD-Audio and about
1385 kB/s for DVD media.
...

so, burning CD should be fine on "USB" (non Hi-Speed) which is limited to
12Mbps / 1.5Mbps, but DVD burning won't work since min requirement is
~13.5Mbps sustained data rate. Hi-Speed USB (included in 2.0) tops at
480Mbps, enough for the fastest DVD writers.


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Old 10-23-2008, 12:21 AM
Chris Jones
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 03:14:07PM EDT, Paolo wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:18:30PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
> > find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.
> >
> > Is there any truth to this .. any workaround?
>
> %man cdrecord
> ...
>
> speed=#
> Set the speed factor of the writing process to #. # is an inte-
> ger, representing a multiple of the audio speed. This is about
> 150 KB/s for CD-ROM, about 172 KB/s for CD-Audio and about
> 1385 kB/s for DVD media.
> ...
>
> so, burning CD should be fine on "USB" (non Hi-Speed) which is limited to
> 12Mbps / 1.5Mbps, but DVD burning won't work since min requirement is
> ~13.5Mbps sustained data rate. Hi-Speed USB (included in 2.0) tops at
> 480Mbps, enough for the fastest DVD writers.
>
>
> --
> paolo

Thanks!

I'll read the doc .. but it looks like I really need to buy a new
laptop .. I was planning to do it this Xmas .. but what with the
"economy" I'm not sure it's the way to go any more..


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Old 10-23-2008, 01:04 AM
Richard Hector
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 20:21 -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 03:14:07PM EDT, Paolo wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:18:30PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > > The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
> > > find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.
...
> Thanks!
>
> I'll read the doc .. but it looks like I really need to buy a new
> laptop .. I was planning to do it this Xmas .. but what with the
> "economy" I'm not sure it's the way to go any more..
>

Or buy a USB 2 PCMCIA/Cardbus card?

Richard



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Old 10-23-2008, 09:29 AM
Chris Jones
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 09:04:21PM EDT, Richard Hector wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 20:21 -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 03:14:07PM EDT, Paolo wrote:
> > > On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:18:30PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:
> > > > The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
> > > > find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.
> ...
> > Thanks!
> >
> > I'll read the doc .. but it looks like I really need to buy a new
> > laptop .. I was planning to do it this Xmas .. but what with the
> > "economy" I'm not sure it's the way to go any more..
> >
>
> Or buy a USB 2 PCMCIA/Cardbus card?

Any recommendations?


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Old 10-23-2008, 11:26 AM
Tim Wood
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

Chris Jones wrote:

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 09:04:21PM EDT, Richard Hector wrote:

On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 20:21 -0400, Chris Jones wrote:

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 03:14:07PM EDT, Paolo wrote:

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:18:30PM -0400, Chris Jones wrote:

The old laptop only has USB 1.1 and I believe I read somewhere - can't
find where .. that this is too slow to burn DVD's .. only CD's.

...

Thanks!

I'll read the doc .. but it looks like I really need to buy a new
laptop .. I was planning to do it this Xmas .. but what with the
"economy" I'm not sure it's the way to go any more..


Or buy a USB 2 PCMCIA/Cardbus card?


Any recommendations?




Not a recommendation but a comment as I did this.

Be careful of the power requirement. I has a USB hard drive which needed
1 amp. I bought a Connectland 2 port USB 2 PCMCIA Card but it needed an
external power supply to give more than 500mA. I bought one, doubling
the cost.


Eventually I tripped over the power cord, pulling it out of the card,
which seemed to damage the bus and I was never able to get the card to
work after that. Even a replacement did not work.


YMMV,

Tim


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Old 10-23-2008, 12:06 PM
Chris Jones
 
Default USB 1.1 too slow to burn DVD's?

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 07:26:37AM EDT, Tim Wood wrote:
> Chris Jones wrote:

[..]

> >Any recommendations?
>
> Not a recommendation but a comment as I did this.
>
> Be careful of the power requirement. I has a USB hard drive which needed
> 1 amp. I bought a Connectland 2 port USB 2 PCMCIA Card but it needed an
> external power supply to give more than 500mA. I bought one, doubling
> the cost.

That was one of my concerns.

>From a very general - intuitive .. standpoint my feeling also was that
this kinda takes away the simplicity of USB .. shades of Murphy's law, I
guess.

Then there was the mere physical aspect of whether the card would fit
in next to my pcmcia NIC and its dongles .. silly but hey .. you never
know ..

Another was whether the USB card might have conflicts with the NIC -
interrupts.

And then even if they play well with each other .. would the speed be
adequate to feed a DVD burner?

In other words .. many things could go wrong.


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O/H John Merchant =CE=AD=CE=B3=CF=81=CE=B1=CF=88=CE=B5:
> Hello all, I have a lot of unused configuration files left in /etc from
> removed packages. Is there any way I can automatically remove them all?
>=20

Hi,

with

dpkg -l | grep '^rc' | awk '{print $2}'

you can see all the packages that have been removed but there are left
over configuration files. Then you can delete these with

aptitude purge `dpkg -l | grep '^rc' | awk '{print $2}'`

I hope this is what you are looking for.


> Cheers,
> John
>=20

Georgios


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