On Apr 23, 2013, at 7:22 PM, David Riley wrote:
Turns out it works if I turn sync mode off for the
makes a certain amount of sense, I guess; it's a REALLY old
external CD drive that came with a Mac LC 475, which was one
of the '040 Macs right around the beginning of the CD era, so
it's certainly possible that it's just a finicky old drive.
There's nothing that leads me to believe it's anything more
than a 1x, though it is at least tray-loading, so it's quite
possible it just doesn't do sync transfers; at 150KB/s, why
Nope, nevermind, that didn't fix it. It got me to the
BACKUP prompt... once. Haven't managed to duplicate it.
I'm still running the A7A revision of the firmware, so I
should try with both A8 and the B2A/B3 revisions that are
available. I'm particularly curious to see if they fixed
the zero disks/zero tapes bug I found in the B revs. In
any case, it seems like there's some bug related to CD
drives here that's somewhat time-dependent.