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Re: [SLUG] Tape drive read error at end of archive
- To: Dave Kempe <dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Tape drive read error at end of archive
- From: DaZZa <dazza@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 9 Sep 2004 16:07:05 +1000 (EST)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 9 Sep 2004, Dave Kempe wrote:
> i bought a 8.5gb dual layer dvd writer for $165 last week. 8.5gb media
> is more expensive than the single layer, but cheaper and more useable
> than tape :)
How useable are the dual layer drives under Linux?
How portable are the disks? Will they write single layer disks as well
which can be read on "normal" DVD drives?
I'm considering getting one, but was going to wait until they got a little
more stable/available - but at $165, that'd do nicely.