Connecting external dvd drive to Acer Aspire One

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Found 19th Mar 2010
I have an Acer Aspire One running Linux when I plug in my external DVD dirve it doesn't do anything how do I get the Acer to recognise it and use it? The drive works fine on my laptop running windows xp.

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stupid question but are the usb ports enabled in the bios? i've installed things for a few people with aspire ones in boh linux and xp and the external drive was detected as soon as plugged in,as normal.

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Have used usb memory sticks in them so I presume so - how do i check?
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