[Techtalk] Trouble with DVD

Mary mary-linuxchix at puzzling.org
Fri Dec 31 08:55:37 EST 2004

On Thu, Dec 30, 2004, Linda Y. Kuo wrote:
> The ability of a normal DVD player to read +/-R or +/-RW disks is also
> spotty unless you have a recent one ie one that's less than a year old
> or so.  My DVD player can only play -R and not the others.

Two of the DVD drives are on laptops <6 months old. Of course I can't
speak for the age of the drives or the age of their design.
> I have a drive that reads all four formats plus DVD-RAM.  I'd be happy
> to help you out. Not sure how you feel about parting with the DVD.

I'll let you know. Unless you live in Sydney, it's probably faster to
find someone local after New Year.


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