Oops! that will teach me to name that package from memory you are
correct Cdex rips but I am thinking of something else for converting
and encoding on win systems ... hang on nearly remembered it ah?... naw
it's gone...drat will have to reboot yuck!
On Thu, 2002-10-24 at 14:23, Padraig Brady wrote:
> Colin Nevin wrote:
> > No just using hdparm manually, will leave the IDE DMA kernel patch till
> > later, but am curious to see if the rip speed matches (or betters)
> > windows rippers, though there is still the limiting factor of how fast
> > your mp3 encoder (bladeenc) does it's job, the rip speeds you get on
> > windows say 8.x to 12.x with WMedia is the speed of ripping and encoding
> > into .wma format at once, but if I 'm unsing grip it matters little if
> > my rip speed is 8.x when my encode speed is 1.4 though this improves
> > once ripping is finished?!
>> All I've ever done is oggenc which I've never measured but seems
> definitely better than 1.4x. With the DMA patch applied you should
> be able to rip+encode at the same time, faster since the CPU will
> have to do less work to get the audio off the CD.
>> > Anybody heard of any ripper/encoders in 1 ?
>> Hmm, well given the Unix philosophy of cohesive tools,
> I presume someone has broken it:
> Browsing for a minute shows that grip does both,
> as does arson, crd, ... ?
>> > Mind you if you've used CDex on windows it's a great encoder (not a
> > ripper), but it's slow as pig sh*t!
>> Hrm I thought CDex ripped (apparently (I've not used windows in years)).
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