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Old 18 June 2012, 21:31   #1
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Limiting cdrom speeds in classicwb39?

I have a 48x cd rom drive and Iīd like to limit it to running at like max 4x or 8x speed. Itīs because it makes a really, really horrible noise when it accelerates all the way up to 48x speed. Maybe there is a way to limit it and thus make it less noisy?
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Old 18 June 2012, 21:34   #2
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I have a 48x cd rom drive and Iīd like to limit it to running at like max 4x or 8x speed. Itīs because it makes a really, really horrible noise when it accelerates all the way up to 48x speed. Maybe there is a way to limit it and thus make it less noisy?
Theres a program, name escapes me though. I tried it and it didnt slow it down, something to do with the drive type.
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Old 18 June 2012, 21:36   #3
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was it idefix fol?
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Old 18 June 2012, 21:59   #4
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WolnyCD?

http://aminet.net/package/disk/cdrom/WolnyCD
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Old 18 June 2012, 22:34   #5
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Thanks! Will try it asap!
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was it idefix fol?
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Yep, thats it, never really went to deep into it.
Let us know how you get on, as I may have another good.

If I recall, my slot loading DVD drive refused to go at lower speed.
I would rather it run at lower speed, for same reason as you.
I main use drive for CD32 emulation.
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Old 19 June 2012, 12:26   #7
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Were using it to tame my 52x CD-Rom to 8x - worked flawlessly.
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Old 25 June 2012, 20:40   #8
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Seems like I need more help with this. Letīs say I put in a cd... then my cdrom ramps up the speed to 48x... if I then run this wolnycd then it immediately slows down my cd to 8x speed which is nice... but when I click on the cdrom drawer it then immediately again speeds up to full speed... so I really do not get it how to use this
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there is a way here too http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=59939
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Old 26 June 2012, 02:08   #10
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yeah i agree i like some powerfull cars after some time the exaust and the engine too loud take as all the thrill ,fortunatly i use only my cdrom only always boot by hd
i have amiga os 3.5 but i am not shure which ones i can play on my miggy 1200 the cd32 ones or other ones
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To follow up on this.

I gave WolnyCD another go. After messing with it for awhile. I finally got it working perfect.

It doesnt seem to work correctly if used before mount command.
As I wanted it to slow when I use CD32 games. I added the following after the cd0 mount command in the CD32-Startup;

C:WolnyCD DEVICE=atapi.device UNIT=2 VOLUME=CD0: SPEED=4 QUIET

Obviously, my command uses atapi and unit 2. You would need to change yours to whats in your CD0 file.

I now feel I have the perfect A1200 and CD32 setup.
Every CD32 game works and I have WHDLoad for ADF games.

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I had a button left out on WB to launch it when needed.
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I had a button left out on WB to launch it when needed.
I figured Im not really interested in fast speeds. So I used command line, hated the drive sounding like a helicopter.
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Old 30 June 2012, 22:25   #14
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That's what I meant, launched WolnyCD - and I mounted CD-Rom also via WB because of that jet sound and vibration my 52x created. And different screenmodes via buttons, too.
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