Firewire External Harddisk

gm c gm_c2 at
Sat Jun 18 04:10:49 UTC 2005

You have to have a kernel with 1394 installed or as a module and
install the module. Plug it in and Dmesg will show a dev connected.
Run cfdisk on dev (/dev/sda) to partition and mount. If you are using
udev then a icon should appear on desktop.

--- "René L. Reingard" <reingard at> wrote:

> Hi
> It is high time for me to install an external harddrive for backup 
> security.
> The drive is only running by Firewire. The machine has an 1394 - 4
> Pin -  
> Firewire - Connection.
> Unfortunately i do not know anything about how to deal with
> Firewire and  
> its standards.
> I do run the external drive with own power supply. So far the drive
> does  
> not get detected automatically by Hoary.
> What to check? What to do?
> Thank you for help.
> René
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