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Re: [vox-tech] backing up DVDs (was Re: [vox] fair use / DVD questions)
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Re: [vox-tech] backing up DVDs (was Re: [vox] fair use / DVD questions)



Jonathan,

I'd like to know more about this card.  I've seen USB 2.0 PC-Cards at the
various computer stores and always wanted to look into that for my laptop
I have an external CD-burner that works well (but slow) in my ThinkPad's
regular USB port.

If you don't mind and have time:

1. Which PC-Card USB 2.0 adapter did you get?
2. Run me through the basic setup (what module, config, etc.)
3. What was the _work around_ you mentioned?
4. Any way to test the throughput that you know of?

Dave Margolis

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Jonathan Stickel wrote:

> I actually used an external DVD+/-RW drive (and an external HD)
> connected to my laptop through a PMCMCIA USB2.0 card.  As far as I could
> tell, no problems with byte transfer there at all, after I got it all
> setup.  My 2.4.20 kernel liked to crash when I ejected the card, though,
> but I found a work-a-round.

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