[ubuntu-uk] Does anyone have experience with using a usb hard drive docking station with Ubuntu?

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Mon Dec 5 14:08:22 UTC 2011


On 5 December 2011 13:41, javadayaz <javadayaz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
>
> Im thinking of attaching a couple of old hard drives to my laptop. How
> nice does Ubuntu play with a docking station? Will it need any extra
> software.
>
> Also, can you please recommend a cheap as chips docking station? I have
> two hard drives so maybe a double hard drive.
>
> my price range is about £20.
>
> Some extra info: The hard drives are from a old Pc which ran ubuntu. Will
> this cause any conflicts when hooking up to a newer ubuntu version?
> --
>
>
>
I have never used one myself, but there are lots of disk caddies available
from places like ebuyer.  Just make sure what you buy is compatible with
your drives, ie IDE/EIDE/SATA and size 3.5/2.5 inch.

Tony
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