[BL] broken windows needs replacing
davidjmoberg at lycos.com
Wed Apr 20 13:58:01 EDT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "sindi keesan" <keesan at sdf.lonestar.org>
> > I may need to add that to my todo list of things to compile. A newer
> > cdrecord.
> Maybe you can compile it for DOS.
> I posted to the list about this last year.
I found it by searching on Google.
> There was, I think, something
> about kernels before 2.5.something that simply won't work with
> cdrecord and certain models of CD-ROM burner.
You said back then that 2.2 couldn't even access the CD drive.
Was this with ide-scsi? I may have a look at 2.6. It's on the
back burner for now.
> Mine is a Samsung,
> burns at 4X (in DOS, anyway). So even compiling cdrecord, latest
> version, is not going to make it work with this burner unless one
> uses a later kernel than 2.2.16.
> Can you compile kernel 2.6 and modules with uClibC?
With uClibc? Do you mean link it against uClibc?
> I will check later - currently online with DOS (via local bbs). I
> have already tried something like this - I started to download a
> large MP3 file (128K) and I was able to play it before it finished.
> It stopped in the middle, of course.
I think there might be a way to force it to keep trying to play:
wget -O buffer http://blahblahblah &
cat buffer | mpg123 -
Replace 60 with desired number of seconds to buffer, or just time
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