do i have to use the another panasonic dvd rw

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hi ...i had a corrupted hard drive...i sent it to a shop and they got
all my files i have put it back in laptop and i want to
boot from restore disk...but it wont do that and when i put cd in i
dont hear it spin thinking maybe dvd is gone is a
panasonic uj-811b......i swopped it for an ibm from my ultabay and
when i put in cd i here it spins up for a second and then
stops....should the ibm work ok or should i buy another panasonic
drive....i just want to load the restore disk and get os back
on.....maybe its something else thats the problem....any help
appiciated.......i tried putting panasonic drive in my x31 to test it
but it didnt start up in there either.....the green light flashes on
the drive when i load cd whichever laptop its in but then it goes out
and cd dosnt spin up....thanks

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