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cron using my iomega

  • Iomega
  • Linux
Last response: in Open Source Software
February 20, 2002 3:02:29 AM

can anyon help me? im a windows user migrating to linux and i wanna backup my files to my linux server. i got a 16 x 10 x 24 iomega burner(the plextor remake) but cant(and dont have that much of an idea) about it... will the iomega software work in a linux(7.2) environement?
a rough sketch of my pc is... p3-800 128MB SDRAM 20gb HDD RivaTNT...
can i get the burner to work in conjunction with the cron command? dats all im reserching right now...

tahnx for any help you guys can give!

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February 20, 2002 5:38:45 AM

<A HREF="" target="_new">cdrecord</A> is the usual way to burn cd's under linux, and it is cron-able. Plextor is fairly well supported, so your burner should be ok. There are some other related projects on <A HREF="" target="_new">Freshmeat</A>, too.

Your old (Windows) Iomega software won't work under Linux directly, but you can try running it under <A HREF="" target="_new">WINE</A>. Nero 5.5 seems to <A HREF="" target="_new">work</A>.
February 21, 2002 3:39:54 AM

hey man thanx. btw dont you think someone should do something about the sginature of the week? its been there for forever. kinda boring, makes me think im in the same week forever.