Can't read backup dvd's under edgy

Branko Vukelic bg.branko at
Mon Oct 23 18:53:44 UTC 2006

On Monday 23 October 2006. 07:29, Nigel Ridley wrote:

> Thanks for the help.
> My memory isn't what it used to be - so, since the laptop is about 6
> years old, it probably can't (and never did) read data burned dvd's.

Hmm, that does sound odd... No data DVDs? Just video? Well, I didn't even know 
about DVDs 6 years ago, lol, so I wasn't aware that there was a difference 
between video DVDs and data DVDs (as far as drive capabilities go, that 

Anyway, I would still try to burn a single-session data DVD at 1x and see if 
the Toshiba drive would read it. You know, just for fun.

> The problem still exists for the 'coaster' that my main [year old] box
> can't read but Win xp can!??

WinXP on the SAME machine? Or anoter box?



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