Can't read Linux CDs.

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Sat Sep 2 03:04:08 UTC 2006

On Friday 01 September 2006 07:55, Ed Jabbour wrote:
> On Fri September 1 2006 05:05, nodata wrote:
> > > IBM Windoze recovery disc, which does boot.  So, any CD having to do
> > > with Windoze works; any CD having to do with Linux doesn't.
> >
> > Did you mean "any CD works, and CD-R doesn't work"?
> Obvious now that you mention it, but yes, that's it.  Is this a software or
> a hardware problem?

Hardware is my bet - are they all one brand?  or one colour?
I have an older drive here that won't read gold ones, but it fine
with silver, coloured or black ones, and a different drive that wouldn't
read the black ones...

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