Re: [PARPORT] hp 7200e: error writing at 2x...

Gianandrea Rigoni (
Mon, 6 Jul 1998 00:05:52 -0700 (PDT)


thanks everybody for the quick answers! wrote:
> Why did you change the speed without doing a -dummy test first ?
I was in a hurry...
I tested only for 1x...

> The clues are all here:
> > Sense Code: 0x0C Qual 0x09 (write error - loss of streaming) Fru 0x0
> > pg0: epat 1.01, Shuttle EPAT chip c6 at 0x378, mode 0 (4-bit),
delay 1

> The problem is that you have either an old SPP port or a modern port
> to ECP mode. Check your CMOS settings and set the port into EPP mode.

My parallel port is set on EPP (ppa driver is working with epp 1.9)
> You can burn CDs at 1x in the SPP modes (0-2) but for 2x burning you
> an EPP mode (3-5).

All my excuses for my laziness on reading the .c .h files. I had few
time for everything and since I got the burner working, I made 3/4 CD
at 1x before trying 2x, I had to make a backup of the HD's so fast I

best regards

Gianandrea Rigoni

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