CD-CD copying problems

Damien Elmes resolve at
Sun Jan 20 19:59:35 EST 2002

Pearl Louis <pearl.louis at> writes:

> Oh, I feel silly now.  What happened was that the cd writer which used
> to be scd0 and mounted to /mnt/cdrom2 is now scd1 and mounts to
> /mnt/cdrom whilst the cd reader which used to be hdd and mounted to
> /mnt/cdrom is now scd0 and mounts to /mnt/cdrom2.  Well, a little
> editing of the fstab file and that's fixed.
> Now I seem to have the problem that even though it does the copying (and
> at 100% buffer as well), the avi file on the copied CD doesn't seem to
> like being played in Linux or Windows with xine and Media Player both
> crashing (xine crashes about 3 seconds into playing the file), even
> though when I copy the same CD in Windows at the same speed (a low 4
> speed, the maximum my old CD burner can handle) and using exactly the
> same media the copied CD turns out fine.  And I tried this with XCDroast
> and Eroaster.  Oh I have no idea what's going on now...Well, I suppose
> I'll just have to tell my friends I won't be copying anymore CDs for
> them in the near future...

do a md5sum on the file on the old and new cd. if they're different, the burn
didn't work.

Damien Elmes
resolve at

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