Has anyone had much success with the CRW2100S under XP? I have such a drive attached to a dedicated channel on my AMI MegaRAID Enterprise 1200 (U/UWx3) SCSI interface, but I experience the following problems:
CloneCD (v22.214.171.124 or 4.0b) complains that it can’t read source discs using “normal” mode and aborts. If I switch to “ProtCD” settings in 126.96.36.199, it’ll read the whole disc, but the log fills with dummy write messages. Daemon Tools complains that images created with the latter options have SYNC errors and are unreadable. CloneCD states that the drive supports both RAW-DAO and RAW-SAO modes. Source discs have no copy protection.
CDRWin shows that a track exists on my source CDs, but it doesn’t specify what mode it is. When trying to read, it fails, even when in RAW mode.
I seem to have minimal problems burning with this drive. I haven’t tried any copy protected burns, but generic images (like FreeBSD ISOs) are fine. Only issue is that CloneCD ignores my write speed settings and always burns at MAX. I still have a bunch of 4x only CDRs, and they’re slowly being turned into coasters from the oversped burns.
System is a PIII/700 with 1GB ECC mem on an iBX mobo running Win XP Pro32. No virus programs running at the time of rips/burns. CRW2100S has firmware rev 1.0N. SCSI cable has an active 50-pin terminator.