[paranoia] Ripping With Multiple Drives
nathan at shell.vividworks.com
Tue Sep 21 10:17:20 PDT 1999
On Tue, 21 Sep 1999, Peter Teichman wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 21, 1999 at 10:09:10AM -0600, Nathan Heagy wrote:
> Make sure you have enough disk bandwidth - it could be a serious
> bottleneck when ripping a lot of tracks at once.
I think that there is enough - especially with SCSI running most of it.
> Yes, I'm doing this with a perl script I threw together. I spawn
> cdparanoia processes with:
> $record_pid =
> "cdparanoia -d /dev/scd0 $last $last.wav &>/dev/null |");
This sounds good. I think I could definetly modify this to make a pid for
each seperate track.
> This is a Linux-specific solution.
Not a problem. That's what I'm using.
> This feels like a fairly nasty way to do it, but it works. I can send
> you my script if you'd like - I think it might have some useful code
> for you. It rips and encodes a full disc, allowing for two encoding
> processes at once (this runs on an SMP box).
Yes, I'm very interested to see your code. Thanks, It already sounds very
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