Mark Heath asked about a Disk At Once CDR driver in July (Issue 30) and described different kinds of CDR sessions in August (Issue 31). The following was found in the comp.os.linux.announce newsgroup, and should be very useful to those who've been following this thread...
From The Answer Guy on 18 Aug 1998
Hopefully this package will fit your needs. Please consider writing up a review of it and submitting that to Linux Journal and/or Linux Gazette.
From Andreas Mueller to the comp.os.linux.announce newsgroup on 5 Aug 1998
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This is the first release of cdrdao - a tool for writing audio CD-Rs in disc-at-once mode. Currently only the Philips CDD2600 writer is supported but it may work with other Philips writers, too. Contributions for other CD writers are welcome.
- variable pre-gap length (down to zero)
- non zero audio data in pre-gaps
- control over sub-channel information like ISRC code, pre-emphasis
- tracks may be composed of several audio files
- support for audio CD copy
Begin3 Title: cdrdao Version: 1.0 Entered-date: 03AUG1998 Description: Writes audio CD-Rs in disc-at-once (DAO) mode allowing control over pre-gaps (length down to 0, nonzero audio data) and sub-channel information like ISRC codes. All data that is written to the disc must be specified with a text file. Audio data may be in WAVE or raw format. Keywords: CD-recording, audio, disc-at-once Author: email@example.com (Andreas Mueller) Maintained-by: firstname.lastname@example.org (Andreas Mueller) Primary-site: sunsite.unc.edu /pub/Linux/utils/disk-management/ 67 kB cdrdao-1.0.src.tar.gz 103 kB cdrdao-1.0.bin.x86.linux.tar.gz Alternate-site: Platforms: Linux Supported hardware: Philips CDD 2600 Copying-policy: GPL End
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