Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Mandrake 9.2 frying L.G's CDROMs
- I don't think the damage is permanent. Check out the
mandrake-linux site for details on repair - i'm sure i
saw it the other day.
I have a 500m inspiron - and it's not of LG make.
If you still have XP when it came preinstalled in your
machine, you can download a simple tool made by Nero
to check your CD-RW/DVD drive brand. The tool is
available for download at the mandrake linux site.
> --- In email@example.com, "Vivek__________________________________
> <vivek7006@m...> wrote:
> > I read on slashdot that Mandrake 9.2 will
> permanently damage some of
> > the CDROMs from L.G.
> > http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/errata.php3
> > Unfortunately Dell uses these CDROMs. I have
> > recently purchased inspiron 8500 with a
> CD-RW/DVD-burner. I am scared
> > of installing mandrake 9.2. Will it damage the
> CD-RW/DVD-burner? Has
> > anyone here tried installing mandrake 9.2 on
> inspiron 8500?
> > Thanks in advance
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