Firewire External Harddisk

gm c gm_c2 at
Tue Jun 21 06:14:38 UTC 2005

Power up computer with the ext firewire powered off or disconnected.
Powerup/connect externel drive. Look at /var/log/messages for
statement about sda. Mount the sda. If you have udev sda get mounted
and show up as a desktop icon. If you dont have a sda in messages you
need to load (modprobe) ieee1394,ohci1394 and sbp2. You can check the
config file for your kernel in /boot for these loaded in kernel If
you dont have modules to load or in kernel try installing kernel
image (kernel+modules+config files).

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