Re: Compatible DVD Burner with Linux
Thank you. Yes, that post shows their GUI successfully burning a DVD under
Linux. (I couldn't read the French.) I find that reassuring!
There is an interesting and informative web page on the subject of MMC
compliance (and non-compliance) at
http://fy.chalmers.se/%7Eappro/linux/DVD%2BRW/hcn.html . This seems to a
key issue when determining DVD burner behavior under Linux. The article
seems to imply not all DVD burners will behave themselves well under Linux.
I just stumbled on this after posting to this list.
Thank you for your feedback. I don't want to pay a restocking fee if I
choose the wrong DVD burner. ;)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jonathan Melhuish" <email@example.com>
To: "David Cunningham" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 08, 2004 6:03 AM
Subject: Re: Compatible DVD Burner with Linux
> David Cunningham wrote:
> >Hi people. I'm looking at the NEC ND-2500A as a solution for writing
> >under Linux. Does anyone have experience with using this drive for
> >DVDs under Linux? If not can you recommend a good DVD burner that will
> >"play nice" with Linux userland tools?
> >Thanks in advance.
> I think all DVD burners should work with linux, as far as I can tell,
> just as all CD burners do - they generally all conform to the same
> (ATAPI?) standard.
> There's a long thread here in which they discuss lots of problems, but
> the conclusion seems to be that the drive should work fine:
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