Re: cdr recomendations
I got a CDR from Sony several years ago. It developed some problems,
and I was really impressed with the way they worked with me to fix
them and ultimately took it in for warranty repair work (which did fix
It's an IDE and I haven't yet braved the necessary screwing around to
get it to work under Linux (you need to install a driver that makes
the IDE look like a SCSI). You might also want to consider your
threshhold for that kind of activity before going with IDE.
Finally, the CD burning software under Linux seems a bit obscure.
There are various packages to choose from. I looked at several; all
seemed bereft of documentation or immediately obvious user
interfaces. Perhaps they would have looked better if I had something
they could write to hooked up :)
P.S. All my CD burning software was broken by the switch to Windows
2000. Not a bad reason to favor free software.
On Tue, Dec 26, 2000 at 05:21:21PM +1030, David Purton wrote:
> I'm thinking of buying a cd writer.
> The howto suggests that most ide drives should work fine with Linux.
> But I was just wondering what modals people have had good results with and
> more importantly if there are any to avoid.
> Today people in droves hurry up past Heumoz to Villars
> on the road to the ski hills, so they can rush down them
> as fast as possible, so they can hurry up again in order
> to rush down again. In a way this is funny,...
> Francis A Schaeffer
> David Purton
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