Burning Mega CD Games in Linux

Posted on Tue 02 July 2019 in Retro

With the recent purchases of my JVC X'eye, I dug out my old USB CD Burner and burnt a few games only to find the audio produced pops and hissing.

Turns out you need to use --swap to "Swap the byte order of all samples that are send to the CD-recorder" - who knew!

Here's an example

cdrdao write --swap --eject -n --speed 2 something.cue