Quote Originally Posted by Rodski View Post
I've now given up trying to use the drive via the USB adapter and have installed it internally via the IDE cable - and it is working well without any problems.
Yes, that bears out my experience. The optical drive is fine; the enclosure, which is really a Genesys Logic one, is the problem.

Interesting that another and different Genesys Logic device of mine should give less than stellar performance as well:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php...82&postcount=7