On Tue, 3 Dec 2002 rpgoldman at real-time.com wrote:

> I just picked up a spindle of 4x Memorex CD-RWs.

Did you try it with speed=4?

The older discs were more sensitive to the write speed than they are now,
so it may be that your new drive (I assume 32-48x ish) is trying to write
4x media an obscene speed and cdrecord is failing.