[cdvdburn] Re: Pandaboard

  • From: "Chris Bell (Lists)" <chris.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cdvdburn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:41:06 +0000 (GMT)

Steffen Huber wrote:
> > "Chris Bell (Lists)" <chris.lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Advice please - can I use CDVDBurn on my PandRO?

> There is a beta (some say: alpha) test version (2.09) available that
> is known to work on the "new hardware" like BeagleBoard/BIK/ARMini,
> PandaBoard/PIK/ARMiniX and the RaspberryPi. However, it depends on
> the version of RISC OS (USB is currently a fast moving target) and
> your drive and your ATA/S-ATA-USB bridge if it works.

> Ironically, what usually works best is writing DVD-RAM and
> BD-R/BD-RE, the least common media in the world.

Please forgive me, but what do those abreviations mean?

> The plan was to release a major update and fix all the loose ends.
> But it turned out to be a herculean effort - fighting RISC OS USB,
> drive differences, media incompatibility (DVD-R still not working),
> and instability of the compiler all at once. So all I have is a
> version with a "use with care and report problems" sticker.

I think we all understand what an almost impossible task you've
taken on here, Steffen, but we're grateful for what you've managed to
do so far.  Please would you consider adding 2.09 to your downloads
page, complete with your warning sticker, as it's bound to help some of
us, if not all!

> You can change the last few lines of your "settings" file to disable
> drive scanning for everything but SCSI.

OK, in the meantime I'll do that and try again.



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