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Old 07-08-2003, 08:07 AM   #16
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Originally posted by MasterC
I second the DVD burner! I'm drooling over a few right now, and wish I had an extra 300 bux lying around.

As for one that works with linux...

(I'm sure I'll be corrected on the incorrect portions of this)

Linux uses scsi-emulation for nearly all it's IDE burners. If you get an IDE burner, chances are VERY good that it will work in linux through this generic scsi interface. It's a common ground for uncommon hardware to gather and converse

Basically, you should be fine with **just about** anything you can find out there.

You haven't check them out in awhile i picked mine up back in January for 200.00 at Circuit City you can also check out Im still drooling the quality is awesome.
Old 07-08-2003, 08:10 AM   #17
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I'm actually looking more towards a Pioneer or something along those lines. I have found a few off-brands or simply brands I didn't like for less than 3, but the Sony and the Pioneer I was looking at were hovering right around that magic number.

Even so, I still need them to drop another hundred bux to ~100 before I'll trick myself into getting one. They are nice, but I just cannot justify the purchase, not right now anyway

Old 07-13-2003, 08:42 PM   #18
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Just bought a Cyber Drive model CW078D (40x16x48) retail box w/Nero & 1ea CDR CDRW Media and audio cable for $41.00, AND it is eligible for a $10.00 manufacturer rebate if purchased ON or BEFORE July 31st. This is a backup for my three AOpem burners, didn't really need it, but it was too good a bargain to pass up. Stumbled on it when recommending a burner to Newbie. Almost forgot, my pusher is < > for 98% of my purchases, terrific company. Paitently waiting for DVD prices to drop, have learned to stay on the lagging edge of technology.
Old 09-17-2003, 09:23 AM   #19
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Question Dalek need help, man

How did you manage to use your burner?
I'm using mdk 9.1, and the gce-8520b too, but can't get it to burn cds... k3b detects it as a cd-rom drive while harddrake detects it as a burner...
I've been struggling for days, but still can't get it to work!!!
Old 09-17-2003, 09:38 AM   #20
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Question OK, question

What kind of error are you getting? Is it about a driver? If it is do this:
Open K3b. Then go to Settings then K3b Setup. Put in root password. Click next till you get to step 3. Then click on the "auto" that is next to "cdrdao driver". Actually on the word "auto". It will then become a little pull down menu. Select the driver "generic-mmc". Then click on through to finish. It should work. If not try the driver "generic-mmc-raw". I have mine setup for the first one. It should work then.

If you look at the error it will tell you which to use. At least mine did. Just couldn't find the sucker. It's well hidden.

Hope that works. If not, post again. I may be a while. I'm compiling Gentoo.


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Old 09-17-2003, 09:43 AM   #21
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Question Oooops

Reread your post. Please post your fstab file. It's in /etc directory.

May have to add/change something. If you go through the setup though it should work then. Do change the driver though.

Sorry. I reread it after the post.

Later, maybe?

Oh, I upgraded to 9.2. It sucked! Went back to 9.1.

Old 09-17-2003, 10:22 AM   #22
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Since this has pretty much become the CDR shot-out thread - My Tosiba CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo Drive works great (Model SD-R1312)


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