Re: USB DVD burner for laptop, Debian compatible?
Although I'm not an expert in the topic under discussion, I doubt you
will find what you're looking for...
Writing to CD/DVDs takes more power than USB can provide you. Much less
USB ports from laptops, which are known to provide even less power...
Concerning compatibility with Debian, I've used a DVD burner in an
external USB2.0 case, and burned a few CD's with K3b. Everything went
Kernel 2.6.9 will give you some problems with recording CD/DVDs. Kernel
2.6.8 sometimes also (some people says it works,,, with me it
doesn't...) Kernel 2.6.7 write CD/DVDs without problems.
On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 17:30 -0800, Ben Frank wrote:
> I did go there, but it isn't what I am looking for. These both need an
> external power supply. One of them actually can run from occupying Two USB
> ports, but only read mode. Perhaps all USB burners need external power, as
> the writing takes up much power.
> Not sure which of them will be compatible with Debian though. At least
> this is somewhere to start. :-)
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