Ultrabay Slim DVD-ROM Drive

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Ultrabay Slim DVD-ROM Drive

This is an PATA DVD reader for the Ultrabay Slim.


  • Read capabilities
    • CD-ROM
    • DVD-ROM (8x)

UltraBay Slim Optical Drive

Actual drives

  • Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. GDR-8083N (only reads pressed discs, not written/burnt media; 'curved bezel' edition REV 202 numbers: FRU 92P6579, ASM 92P6578)
  • Hitachi-LG Data Storage Inc. GDR-8087N

Part numbers

  • Order PN: 73P3270 (curved bezel)
  • FRU PN: 92P6579
  • FRU PN: 39T2683 (on a T60)

Linux support

If connected at boot time, the drive is normally /dev/sr0.

Supported with