[ALUG] 1TB External Hard Drives

Brett Parker iDunno at sommitrealweird.co.uk
Sat Nov 22 15:17:08 GMT 2008


On 22 Nov 14:23, Mark Reid wrote:
> Hi Folks
> 
> I'm thinking of getting a 1TB external hard drive to use as file 
> storage.  I plan to connect via USB.   Does anyone have any experience 
> of using one on a Linux system and can warn of any potential problems or 
> pitfalls?  I'm running Ubuntu Intrepid on a Dell Inspiron 6400.

Any external USB disk should be fine, it's usually just a 3.5" SATA/PATA
disk with a controller on it anyways - my (now ancient) 80G USB HDD
still works fine, just presents as USB mass storage - as you'd expect.

Cheers,
-- 
Brett Parker




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