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Sony Optiarc AD-7581A (DVD±RW, Dual Layer, Notebook Drive, IDE)

DVD / CD / HD CD, DVD, Harddisk, internal, Laptop, Sony

Sony Optiarc AD-7581A (DVD±RW, Dual Layer, Notebook Drive, IDE)
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Updated: 03/04/2016 08:42

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Sony Optiarc AD-7581A is a DVD +/- RW drive for notebooks. It is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

ata2.00: ATAPI: Optiarc DVD RW AD-7581A, BH05, max MWDMA2
ata2.00: configured for MWDMA2
scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM            Optiarc  DVD RW AD-7581A  BH05 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
cdrom: Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 5

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

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 14.04.3 LTS 3.13.0-76-generic - 04/02/2016

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