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    Holger440628 NNTP User

    Default new server

    hi, i need help for a server project.
    we plan a pc-based server with 2 xeon quadcore with 1,86 Ghz each. 4 harddisks in a raid 5 array 500 GB each.
    2 opt drives dvd burner, LG GSA-H58N or LG GSA-H62N.
    Op system is planned as suse linux 11.
    My question: can the Linux handel the dvd correctly?
    Do i need a special driver?
    Thanks a lot.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Finland, European Union

    Default Re: new server

    If they're normal IDE/ATA DVD burners they should work out of the box and after a quick Google they are indeed so.

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    Join Date
    Jun 2008
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    Default Re: new server

    All optical drives that conform to the MMC standards (pretty much all of them nowadays) will work with Linux. PATA, SATA, all fine.

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