Firewire External Harddisk
René L. Reingard
reingard at hispeed.ch
Mon Jun 20 13:19:07 UTC 2005
Am Sat, 18 Jun 2005 20:42:36 +0900 schrieb toyfactory
<toyfactory at xsmail.com>:
> On Fri, 17 Jun 2005 21:10:49 -0700 (PDT), "gm c" <gm_c2 at yahoo.com> said:
>> 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.
> Or not as the case may be. I think both Warty and Hoary include support
> for external Firewire drives but in practice detection is a somewhat hit
> and miss affair. Every few boots my drives simply doesn't get detected,
> unplugging and replugging doesn't work so I just have to cross my
> and reboot. It's extremely irritating!
> Good luck with your drives! ;)
Thank you, Nick
What others think on that.
The reason why i talk about connecting a external drive through Firewire
(4-Pin 1394) is, that i only have USB 1.0 on my Laptop.
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