SATA Slimline DVD-RAM Drive (FC 5771)

Learn about the specifications of the feature code (FC) 5771 DVD-RAM drive.

The Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) Slimline DVD-RAM Drive is an internal, low profile DVD-RAM drive that is capable of reading and writing 4.7 GB DVD-RAM discs, and reading a multitude of other optical media discs. This drive also reads type II (removable from cartridge) DVD-RAM discs. System boot and installation functions are supported by the CD-ROM and DVD-RAM media.


  • Field replaceable unit (FRU) part number: 74Y7341
  • Custom card identification number (CCIN): 6331 model 004
  • Media:
    • Reads CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-ROM, and DVD-RAM discs
    • Writes 4.7 GB DVD-RAM discs
    • CD read speed at 24X.
    • DVD-ROM read speed at 8X
    • DVD-RAM has a write speed of 5X.
    • The buffer size is 2 MB and cannot be disabled.
  • Interface: SATA
  • Connector: Slimline SATA
  • Connector: SATA
  • Loading tray: supports 12 cm and 8 cm discs
  • Operating positions: vertical or horizontal (8 cm discs require horizontal operation)
  • Form factor: 12.7 mm Slimline
  • DVD video: not supported
  • Requirements: 1 Slimline media bay

Operating system or partition requirements

If you are installing a new feature, ensure that you have the software that is required to support the new feature and that you determine whether there are any prerequisites for this feature and attaching devices. For information about the prerequisites, see the IBM® Prerequisite website .

The media device is supported on the following versions of the operating systems:
  • AIX®
    • AIX 7.1, or later.
    • AIX 6.1, or later.
  • Linux
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 6, or later.
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, Service Pack 3, or later, with current maintenance updates available from SUSE.
  • IBM i
    • IBM i Version 7.2.
    • IBM i Version 7.1, or later.

Last updated: Thu, June 01, 2017