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

javadayaz javadayaz at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 14:20:54 UTC 2011

at the top of my head one of hard drives is ide and the other Sata!

Which should i go for or maybe theres something in market that caters for
both? Or a connecter ?

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk>wrote:

> 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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