CD burning - hardware compatibility
antony at wayforth.co.uk
Sun Apr 2 12:35:57 UTC 2006
Conrad Newton wrote:
>>From Antony Gelberg on Sunday, 2006-04-02 at 12:56:53 +0100:
>>Daniel Carrera wrote:
>>>Right now I have a regular CD drive. I'm thinking of replacing it by a
>>>CD burner. My question is: can I just replace them and expect the CD
>>>burner to work?
>>>Last I checked, getting a CD burner working on Linux was a major
>>>operation, but that was several years ago. What are things like today?
>>>I'm also concerned about whether Ubuntu will recognize new hardware when
>>>I'm not doing a brand new installation.
>>Just plug it in. It'll be fine. It used to be (before 2.6?) that SCSI
>>emulation was required for CD burning, but no more. The ATAPI driver works.
> Question: does it work equally well?
In my experience, yes. This is fairly well documented, try google
"cdrecord 2.6 scsi emulation".
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