[ubuntu-za] DVD writer

Ivo Vegter ivo at hivemind.net
Tue May 13 17:36:03 BST 2008

Robert Holm wrote:
> I need to replace my IDE dvd writer and I discover that SATA units are
> more freely available - and cheaper.
> I have never used a SATA device and before spending the money I would
> just like to know whether I can expect any difficulties.

No problems with SATA drives here, either internal or external.

At least, none until Eskom fried my E-SATA and Ethernet ports. Ubuntu
couldn't handle hardware failure.

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