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LG GE20NU10 (DVD Writer, external, USB)

DVD / CD / HD DVD, external, LG, USB, Writer

LG GE20NU10 (DVD Writer, external, USB)
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Review of Linux Compatibility

The LG GE20NU10 is an external DVD writer which is connected via USB. It has the USB ID 152e:1640

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 152e:1640 LG (HLDS)

and is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel as DVD drive:

usb 1-4: New USB device found, idVendor=152e, idProduct=1640
usb 1-4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 1-4: Product: SuperMulti RW
usb 1-4: Manufacturer: HLDS Inc
usb 1-4: SerialNumber: 001xxxxxxxxxx
...
scsi 5:0:0:0: CD-ROM            HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GE20NU10  EE06 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0
sr1: scsi3-mmc drive: 48x/48x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
sr 5:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr1
sr 5:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 5

It was not possible to access this drive under Linux on the test system.


Identified Hardware Configurations (4 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-38-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 11/10/2016
Linux Mint 18 Sarah 4.4.0-36-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 03/09/2016
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-31-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 01/08/2016
Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 3.13.0-48-generic The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5The user provided the following rating for this hardware: 5 out of 5 02/04/2015

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