Kernel locks up when ripping a CD

John Wendel john.wendel at
Mon May 21 20:50:08 UTC 2007

Rick wrote:
> I've had several system lockups while ripping. It appears to be
> due to defects that can't be read. Anybody have a way to prevent
> this (short of not ripping at all)?
> --

More info please.

Anything in the log files?

What hardware (IDE, SCSI, SATA)? Which drivers?

Which kernel version are you running?

What ripping software are you using?

Have you played with drive speed, DMA mode, anything hardware related?



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