[TriLUG] Best Linux-supported CDRW?
15 Oct 2002 16:12:47 -0400
On Tue, 2002-10-15 at 13:13, Jeff Jackowski wrote:
> On 14 Oct 2002, Lisa C. Boyd wrote:
> >I currently have an outdated CD-RW that's giving me problems. I'm
> >looking at buying a new one and want to make sure what I get is
> >compatible with Linux. I would love to be able to write DVDs eventually,
> >but right now just writing CDs once would be great :)
> I've got a Pioneer DVR-A03 drive, so I figured I'd fill in some details.
> The newer A04/104 drive can be had for $300 and good DVD-R's, the kind
> that DVD players can use, are availble for $4 or less, and cheap DVD-R's,
> good for DVD-ROM drives, are under $1 per disk. The lowest prices I've
> seen are at http://www.meritline.com/.
I've seen a distinction between "DVD-R" and "DVD+R" (also spelled "DVD
plus R". I think maybe the "good" ones you refer to should actually be
called "DVD+R" to be completely precise. The whole thing is quite