e-sata question

Constantinos Maltezos pandarsson at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 23 18:02:57 UTC 2008

Hi.  I don't know if this means anything, but I did a quick search on the 
Ubuntu forums and found this:


It's basically someone asking some advice on what e-sata drive to buy, 
however, the response contains this line:

I prefer this method because in my experience, external drives are laden with 
useless (and expensive) features that require Windows.

This may not mean what it looks like - I'd kind of be surprised if something 
like a hard drive required a specific operating system - but then again, it 

Also, e-sata support is based on the card or chipset.  To see if yours is 
supported, check out this page:


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