Saving Data on Re-install/Firewire Detection?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Sep 20 18:50:24 UTC 2004

On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 12:55:42PM -0400, Brett Kirksey wrote:

> I'm going to do a re-install tonight for test purposes, but I would like
> to keep a lot of the configuration changes and preferences I have already
> set. Is there anyway to do this on the re-install? If not, I'd like to at
> least do a back up, but right now, Ubuntu isn't "seeing" my external
> firewire drives. Any solutions on getting Ubuntu to detect external
> firewire drives on a B&W G3?

I've been able to use firewire disks with a desktop G4 with no problems.
Try reading the kernel log to see if it is detected.

 - mdz

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