Plextor px-708a and k3b
off_by_1 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 15 08:51:57 UTC 2005
--- Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 16:43 -0700, Mick Mearns wrote:
> > Hello;
> > When I fire up k3b and go to:
> > settings->Configure k3b->Devices
> > It says that the drive will not write DVD+R(RW)S
> > That is not correct, it does and works under XP.
> > I upgraded the BIOS to 1.10 with the same result.
> What does "cdrecord -prcap" say?
> That reports what the drive says it's capable of doing.
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01-dvd (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004
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Note: and therefore may have bugs that are not present in the original.
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scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code version
(schily - Red Hat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.83-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c
1.83 04/05/20 Copyright 1997 J. Schilling').
Device type : Removable CD-ROM
Version : 0
Response Format: 1
Vendor_info : 'PLEXTOR '
Identifikation : 'DVDR PX-708A '
Revision : '1.10'
Device seems to be: Generic mmc2 DVD-R/DVD-RW.
Drive capabilities, per MMC-3 page 2A:
Does read CD-R media
Does write CD-R media
Does read CD-RW media
Does write CD-RW media
Does read DVD-ROM media
Does read DVD-R media
Does write DVD-R media
Does not read DVD-RAM media
Does not write DVD-RAM media
Does support test writing
Does read Mode 2 Form 1 blocks
Does read Mode 2 Form 2 blocks
Does read digital audio blocks
Does restart non-streamed digital audio reads accurately
Does support Buffer-Underrun-Free recording
Does read multi-session CDs
Does read fixed-packet CD media using Method 2
Does not read CD bar code
Does read R-W subcode information
Does return R-W subcode de-interleaved and error-corrected
Does read raw P-W subcode data from lead in
Does return CD media catalog number
Does return CD ISRC information
Does support C2 error pointers
Does deliver composite A/V data
Does play audio CDs
Number of volume control levels: 256
Does support individual volume control setting for each channel
Does support independent mute setting for each channel
Does not support digital output on port 1
Does not support digital output on port 2
Loading mechanism type: tray
Does support ejection of CD via START/STOP command
Does not lock media on power up via prevent jumper
Does allow media to be locked in the drive via PREVENT/ALLOW command
Is not currently in a media-locked state
Does not support changing side of disk
Does not have load-empty-slot-in-changer feature
Does not support Individual Disk Present feature
Maximum read speed: 7056 kB/s (CD 40x, DVD 5x)
Current read speed: 7056 kB/s (CD 40x, DVD 5x)
Maximum write speed: 7056 kB/s (CD 40x, DVD 5x)
Current write speed: 7056 kB/s (CD 40x, DVD 5x)
Rotational control selected: CLV/PCAV
Buffer size in KB: 2048
Copy management revision supported: 0
Number of supported write speeds: 5
Write speed # 0: 7056 kB/s CLV/PCAV (CD 40x, DVD 5x)
Write speed # 1: 5645 kB/s CLV/PCAV (CD 32x, DVD 4x)
Write speed # 2: 2822 kB/s CLV/PCAV (CD 16x, DVD 2x)
Write speed # 3: 1411 kB/s CLV/PCAV (CD 8x, DVD 1x)
Write speed # 4: 706 kB/s CLV/PCAV (CD 4x, DVD 0x)
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