cdspeed(1) USER COMMANDS cdspeed(1)
- decrease the speed of you cdrom to get faster access time
[-h] [-d device] -s speed
Modern cdrom drives are too fast. It can take several seconds
on a 60x speed cdrom drive to spin it up and read data from
the drive. The result is that these drives are just a lot slower
than a 8x or 24x drive. This is especially true if you are only
occasionally (e.g every 5 seconds) reading a small file. This
utility limits the speed, makes the drive more responsive
when accessing small files.
cdspeed make the drive also less noisy and is very useful if
you want to listen to music on your computer.
display a short help text
use the given device instead of /dev/cdrom
set the speed. The argument is a integer. Zero means restore maximum
- Set the maximum speed to 8 speed cdrom:
- Restore maximum speed:
cdspeed returns a zero exist status if it succeeds to change to set the
maximum speed of the cdrom drive. Non zero is returned in case of failure.
Guido Socher (guido (at) linuxfocus.org)