[buug] Fwd: External CD-RW/DVD-RW burner
charles.paul at gmail.com
Mon May 11 16:49:42 PDT 2009
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From: Charles Paul <charles.paul at gmail.com>
Date: Mon, May 11, 2009 at 4:29 PM
Subject: Re: [buug] External CD-RW/DVD-RW burner
To: Pewter Bot <pewterbot9 at gmail.com>
I picked up a Lite-On bus-powered DVD writer for 80 dollars. It
automagically shows up as /dev/sr0, /dev/dvd and /dev/cdrom on my
Debian Lenny eeepc netbook. YMMV, but I believe that most modern dvd
adaptors will do the same.
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 4:07 PM, Pewter Bot <pewterbot9 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking to purchase a USB-connect CD/DVD player/burner
> (slim/mini), 'cause they're a good price these days ($55 average). But
> the two I've looked at on eBay, say they'll work with Windoze or Mac.
> But isn't it a safe bet any more, than such USB 2.0 devices all run on
> any Linux distro? Or do I need to get picky and look up their model
> names/brands on a Linux-hardware compatible list? TIA.
> Zeke Krahlin
> City of the Undead
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