Re: Good USB cdrom burner software

Subject: Re: Good USB cdrom burner software
From: Dima Pasechnik (
Date: Sun Dec 03 2000 - 16:00:14 MST

Jonathan Bertsch <> writes:

> There are tons of applications for burning cds, for example, Xcdroast,
> KreateCD(for KDE), and Gcombust(for GNOME), and there are many more, but
> the bigger problem is that I'm not sure if USB cd burners work under
> linux (or at least in very developmental stages), and since I cannot even
> get my usb zip 250 drive to work you might be out of luck for now...
USB storage devices in 2.2-kernels are not supported, IMHO.
However, 2.4-kernels support at least some USB CD burners,
e.g. HP CD Writer 8230e (with kernel 2.4.0-test9).
(see for more on this)

Another question is of course whether these kernels would work
on your PPC machine...


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