Would like any information on CD burners that
are compatible with linux.
> Would like any information on CD burners that
> are compatible with linux.
I have a Mitsumi 4802 and that works as well.
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- stay away from smart & friendly. they take various manufacturers, and
repackage them. so it's rather difficult to know what kind of drive
- TEAC R55S - got two, both dead in the water after only a few disks.
- YAMAHA 4416S (4x/4x/16x CDRW), $270 internal SCSI. pounded probably
close to 100 CDR's out in the past week, zero problems - highly
Frank Sweetser rasmusin at wpi.edu fsweetser at blee.net | PGP key available
paramount.ind.wpi.edu RedHat 5.2 kernel 2.2.5 i586 | at public servers
We question most of the mantras around here periodically, in case
you hadn't noticed. :-)
"not supported" might merely mean that they don't want anybody to ask
for help; it might alternatively indicate that it's downright unusable
Whatever the outcome, I suggest that you visit the "working devices
That site has a database to which you can add entries; the I/O Magic
device isn't listed, which may bode ill. There are other USB CDRW
units that _do_ work, so it's doubtless worth grabbing a 2.4.x kernel
and giving it a shot.
If you can't address the I/O Magic CD burner, then by all means report
that, along with some of the vital statistics (look in
It's quite possible that I/O Magic is bundling some CD burner that
some OEM builds in Taiwan/Korea/China/..., and that under the label,
it's identical to a device that _is_ supported.
"IBM may have originated Not Invented Here, but Microsoft has managed
to squander their mountain of technical talent by not harvesting prior
art until the rain of flaming hardware makes it difficult for the
executives to drive to the Redmond campus.)" -- david parsons