Re: DVD writer by USB
From: Lenard (Lenard_at_127.0.0.1)
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 18:45:19 GMT
> > It's not a big deal, but it really is spelled Lenard (a Scottish
> > variation).
> Sorry Lenard, I read too fast.
>> Sorry my fault, I forgot to provide a link for a slim USB case for
>> the writer (about $97.00 USD plus shipping for both);
>> Other External USB CD/DVD burners(NewEgg site link);
> Ok, I see.
> Only one more question, are you sure about they are supported by
For the writer (I have one, the internal laptop version);
$ cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord-Clone 2.01-dvd (i686-pc-linux-gnu) Copyright (C) 1995-2004 JÃ¶rg
Note: This version is an unofficial (modified) version with DVD support
Note: and therefore may have bugs that are not present in the original.
Note: Please send bug reports or support requests to
Note: The author of cdrecord should not be bothered with problems in
scsibus: -2 target: -2 lun: -2
Linux sg driver version: 3.5.27
Using libscg version 'schily-0.8'.
cdrecord: Warning: using inofficial libscg transport code version
(schily - RedHat-scsi-linux-sg.c-1.83-RH '@(#)scsi-linux-sg.c
1.83 04/05/20 Copyright1997 J. Schilling').
1,0,0 100) 'TOSHIBA ' 'DVD-ROM SD-R6112' 'X231' Removable
Mine does have updated firmware (DVD region lock fix).
And the for USB enclousure (the NewEgg link) states so, in addition the
manufactures web site states the same;
I have attached other USB CD/DVD writers as well to my laptop without
any problems also. You should be able to access the USB writer
(whichever one you end up getting) as /dev/scdX, an example;
cdrecord dev=/dev/scd0 blank=fast
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