[mythtv-users] MythArchive & external DVD writer
drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 22:34:04 UTC 2006
One thing to note is that you must have a USB 2 port on your pc for
this to work well as USB 1.1 is not anywhere near fast enough to burn
a DVD at even 4X.
On 8/7/06, Rick Stewart <cmptrgeezer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes, I'm using an external USB 2.0 combo DVD reader/CD writer with FC5. It
> was picked up automatically on boot and works fine...
> On 7/31/06, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> > Not a problem, just a question really!
> > Does Linux generally support external USB DVD writers? I've run out of
> > drive connectors :-(
> > Well I haven't run out but my really old Promise TX2 card that I hoped
> > would give me another 2 IDE ports causes a total kernel lockup about 3gigs
> > into a DVD burn. I even updated the BIOS in it as well! Ungrateful b......
> > Sorry - depressing evening...
> > --
> > Robin Gilks
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John M. Drescher
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