Infant mortality and longevity of DVD media?
ajp166 at bellatlantic.net
Sat Oct 6 11:59:23 CDT 2007
>Subject: Re: Infant mortality and longevity of DVD media?
> From: woodelf <bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca>
> Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2007 10:51:30 -0600
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>Barry Watzman wrote:
> Reading the media with a variety of
>> drives other than the one used for burning is certainly not a bad idea, but
>> for most users is unacceptably time consuming.
>Software mortality worries me. Who knows what bugs the next version of
>your driver has. Ben.
One solution is a few older systems "frozen in time" and not allowed
to auto update (if M$). Even if Linux frozen in time is a good idea
for backups and archives. This ahs proven successful for me and
also give me working systems that are not prone to yet a new set
of different bugs or lost capability.
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