Advice on External, portable FireWire/USB DVD drives
I've spent the last couple of hours trying to determine if a particular external DVD-ROM drive is likely to be supported under linux.
The device I'm interested in is:
While I'm aware this *should* be supported under the USB mass storage device subsystem, the fact that it's clearly highly customized hardware worries me - it's not just a slim IDE drive stuck in an enclosure.
Another option I've been looking at is:
...but it's probably overkill for what I want.
Anyway - just wondering if anyone could make an educated guess as to whether they think it would work.