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Re: [SLE] 32 bit software on 64 bit
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 13:57:28 -0400
  • Message-id: <1117562247.5911.7.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 13:46, David Bolt wrote:
> On Tue, 31 May 2005, Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx> wrote:-
>
> >On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 08:50, James Knott wrote:
> >> Mike McMullin wrote:
>
> >> > Just exactly what is required to read these new DVDs?
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >> A DVD drive.
> >
> >
> > Not to be trite James, but I have an old DVD drive. I'm curious as to
> >whether I'll have to use the CD's to install if my old Sony cannot read
> >the new style DVD.
>
> They aren't new style at all as the dual layered disc format was a part
> of the DVD specs from the start, and any DVD drive with the DVD logo
> should be able to easily read them. If the drive can't read them then it
> is faulty, either through not being compliant with the DVD spec, or
> because the hardware is broken.

Please see my reply to William Gallant on thread: Re: remastering suse
9.3 DVD


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