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LG GP10NB20 (DVD Writer, External, Slim, USB)

DVD / CD / HD DVD, external, Samsung, USB

LG GP10NB20 (DVD Writer, External, Slim, USB)
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LG GP10NB20 
Minimum: $ 55.99 
Maximum: $ 56.00  
Updated: 04/02/2016 10:20

Review of Linux Compatibility

The LG GP10NB20 is an external DVD writer for the USB and has the USB ID 0e8d:1836. It identifies itself as

Bus 002 Device 070: ID 0e8d:1836 MediaTek Inc. Samsung SE-S084 Super WriteMaster Slim External DVD writer

It is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-1.3.4: new high-speed USB device number 65 using ehci-pci
usb 2-1.3.4: New USB device found, idVendor=0e8d, idProduct=1836
usb 2-1.3.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 2-1.3.4: Product: MT1836
usb 2-1.3.4: Manufacturer: MediaTek Inc
usb 2-1.3.4: SerialNumber: K1IB1xxxxx
usb-storage 2-1.3.4:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi host117: usb-storage 2-1.3.4:1.0
scsi 117:0:0:0: CD-ROM            HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GP10NB20  1.01 PQ: 0 ANSI: 0
sr 117:0:0:0: [sr0] scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
sr 117:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
sr 117:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type 5

Identified Hardware Configurations (3 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Ubuntu 17.10 4.13.0-16-generic - 21/01/2018
Ubuntu 16.10 4.8.0-37-generic - 25/03/2017
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-18-generic - 23/01/2016

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