External DVD burner: a query

Joel Uckelman uckelman at nomic.net
Fri Nov 14 21:42:59 UTC 2003

Thus spake Fotios Nastos:
> On November 14, 2003 03:23 pm, Joel Uckelman wrote:
> > Thus spake Fotios Nastos:
> > > I am thinking of gettig a USB external DVD burner.  Are USB external
> > > burners as easy to use as internals?  Perhaps a better question: are USB
> > > writers supported?  Thanks.
> >
> > Yes, and yes. I burned my Fedora CDs on one in RH9, and my Fedora Source
> > CDs on one in FC1. Mine is an LG GCE-8520B in a USB enclosure. Setup
> > amounted to plugging it in. One caveat is that if you don't have USB 2.0,
> > your burn speed will be rather poor. (I'm able to burn reliably at about
> > 40x with the burner hooked to my USB 2.0 card.)
> Thank you very much.  It does appear from
> 	http://www.togaware.com/linux/survivor/Mass_Storage0.html
> and a couple of similar sites that some people are having trouble with DVDs.
> But I'll try to figure it out.  Cheers.

Oh. Hold on. I misread. I was talking about my *CD* burner. I don't have a 
DVD burner. Oops.


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