[olug] Replacing and upgrading DVD Drives

Phil Brutsche phil at brutsche.us
Sun Jun 8 04:42:03 UTC 2008

Joe Gulizia wrote:
> I'm looking at replacing and adding DVD-RW drives to two or three
> machines.  Any brand not linux friendly?  What brands do you prefer?
> What should I avoid?  Will either get from BestBuy or online via
> NewEgg or TigerDirect.  Probably TD.

IME optical drives are optical drives - they all use the same exact
command set. You have more to worry about with IDE vs SATA and whether
your machine supports SATA optical drives ;)


Phil Brutsche
phil at brutsche.us

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