[GTALUG] Dead DVD drive in laptop
lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca
Fri Sep 29 17:11:21 EDT 2017
On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 05:02:38PM -0400, Chris F.A. Johnson via talk wrote:
> The DVD drive on my Dell Inspiron laptop has died.
> I see three options:
> 1. Get it fixed
> 2. Replace it
> 3. Ignore it and get an external DVD
> Which would you recommend?
> (I'm running Linux Mint.)
If you go for option 3 then you already have a drive for your next
machine, which will most likely not come with one since that seems to
be the way things are going.
My wife replaced her DVD with a second hard disk in her laptop.
She thought it was a better use of the space.
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