[K12OSN] Server Freezes with certain type of CDRs?

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Sun Dec 19 05:41:15 UTC 2004

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com> on
Saturday, December 18, 2004 at 2:05 AM +0000 wrote:
>	I had a similar problem with Office Depot brand CDRs in the past.  I 
>had a spindle of 50.  The first 25 or so worked OK.  All remaining disks 
>gave errors either while recording or could not be read after burning. 
>A new spindle proved that it was just bad disks instead of the burner 
>going out.  This was on an MS machine with Nero, so symptoms would 
>differ from Linux + cdrecord.  Months later I noticed that the silver 
>colored Office Depot cdrs were turning yellow (as if they were in the 
>sun too long, although they had only been in an office environment). 
>FWIW, I heard Verbatim datalife + is a good brand of CDR.  This was from 
>someone who qualifies CDR drives for an OEM.

I have always had fantastic luck with Memorex....they always work for me.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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