Re: [PARPORT] External Parallel-Port CDRom Drive Unnamed

From: Tim Waugh (
Date: Mon Oct 16 2000 - 07:09:17 EDT

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    On Mon, Oct 16, 2000 at 12:04:12PM +0100, Terry Filby wrote:

    > Have got one of the above drives that I want to use with my Thinkpad
    > 560E and the Mandrake 7.0 distro I have on it. It says on the box
    > that it's suitable for PC, Mac and Unix, but the software supplied
    > on floppy is only for Windows, anyone know where I can get a prog to
    > enable the parallel CDdrive to talk with the Linux please?

    You can hope that it speaks one of the protocols that the PARIDE suite
    of drivers also speaks.


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