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Old 09-10-2003, 02:57 PM   #1
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dvd-cdrw on a laptop : is it a scsi or ide?


hey all. i have this laptop, and since i dont know much bout drives, can someone tell me what kind it would be? scsi/ide? and is there a way i can find out (the bios selection is auto, it hink, so ...)?

its a dvd-cdrw combo drive.

thanks in advance.
 
Old 09-10-2003, 03:01 PM   #2
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dmesg | grep -i dvd
if it's hdsomething it's ide, otherwise scsi.
 
Old 09-10-2003, 03:04 PM   #3
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perfect : it says hdc:
thanks million man
 
Old 09-10-2003, 03:09 PM   #4
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a million? where are my paypal details...? hmm.... let me see.....
 
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i waaaas lookin for it ... but ...
 
Old 09-10-2003, 08:32 PM   #6
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I am not sure, but I think you need to think on this. You can't use it as a burner unless you make it a ide-scsi.
 
  


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