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Re: CD audio: preference to limit drive speed?



On Wed, 2007-10-24 at 15:29 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> On Fr Oktober 19 2007, John Reiser wrote:
> > Is there a preference to limit the drive speed when playing
> > compact disc digital audio?  I find that "eject -x 8 /dev/cdrom"
> > is much quieter than the full speed (such as 48x) that appears to be
> > the default.  Would it be a preference of hal, nautilus, each player
> > application, gnome-desktop, or what?
> 
> 1x is enough for playing. Imho it should be a preference of the player 
> applications, because the speed should not be limited, when one wants to rip 
> the cd.

It's enough to play back in audio mode, not in CDDA mode. When there's
scratches, you'll want to re-read the part of the disc that had
problems...


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