Slow CD access while ripping music CD

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri Jun 25 13:11:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 20:59:39 -0700,
  Paolo Galtieri <pgaltieri at> wrote:
> I'm running F12 on 2 systems.  The first is a desktop system the other a 
> laptop.  When I try to rip a music CD using grip on the laptop the first 
> 10 tracks rip very quickly, but when it gets to track 11 the ripping 
> process slows down dramatically.  The first 10 tracks ripped and encoded 
> wav->mp3 within 15 minutes, but it's been running for over 45 minutes 
> ripping track 11 and it's barely half way through.  When I take the same 
> CD and rip it on the desktop I don't see the problem.  On the desktop 
> the whole disk rips and encodes in about 15 minutes.

Is the CD scratched?

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