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Re: is Fedora 12 alpha for x86_64 burnable and usable?



On Mon, 5 Oct 2009, Robert L Cochran wrote:

> Try cleaning your drive with an optical drive cleaning kit. Such
> kits do help. It could be that the laser device in the drive has
> dust on it.
>
> If that doesn't work, check if you can boot from a USB stick.
>
> If you can't boot from a USB stick, then replace the optical drive.
> It is not so expensive as it may seem.

  yes, it was the drive itself.  i pulled an external usb sony dvd
burner out of storage and, sure enough, it worked fine.  drat.

rday
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