use of the WD "my book" 4tb drive

Chris Green cl at
Fri Oct 2 18:13:58 UTC 2015

On Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 11:02:48AM -0700, John R. Sowden wrote:
> They also say that they have not tested their mybook series of hd for linux!
> So they say they do not support the use of linux on their hd.  Any
> experience with ubuntu and the mybook series hd?
What a load of rubbish!  They *run* Linux internally.  I have an old
WD My Book World Edition (with two 1Tb drives) and that works well
with Linux.  You can enable ssh on it and treat it as just another
Linux box on the network.

Chris Green

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