[PLUG] Advice on DVD Burner - USB
knura at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 2 14:08:30 IST 2009
On Friday 02 Oct 2009, Vikas Damodar Garud wrote:
> Internal DVD writer on my Toshiba Laptop has crashed and most likely
> won't be repaired. I am planning to buy an external, USB DVD writer
> (dual layer). Anybody has any experience, particularly adverse, for
> any make, model? In general, is there anything I should look for
> (for Linux compatibility) when making this purchase?
Linux kernel recognizes all USB external DVD writer, i.e. no dependency
on brand name.
I have had good experience with LaCie but they are a bit more expensive.
Samsung is also good. Look for at least 1 year warranty.
Avoid building one of your own using kits - I ended up wasting money.
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