On Wed, 09 Aug 2006 11:20:08 -0700 Micah <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > dick hoogendijk wrote: > > Maybe I should not ask this here but I take my chances. I love fbsd > > but it /is/ pickier on some hardware than windows and I don't want > > to use that software, so.. > > > > I'm planning an external hardrive. NAS (network attached storage) > > drive are very expensive. So I will buy an usb2 drive, I think. > > > > As always, money's short ;-) > > > > Do you have suggestions on *good* working and not to expensive usb2 > > harddisks for FreeBSD-6.1? > > > > They should be reliable and easy to mount on my server. > > I have a Western Digital "Essential" USB hard drive that I use for > backup purposes on my 6.1 system. > http://www.westerndigital.com/en/products/Products.asp?DriveID=182 > Haven't had any problems yet.
And how about slicing or newfs'n such a drive. Can it be handled as a normal internal drive or can it only be used as an extra space and do I have to build it in to make two or more partitions for example? -- dick -- http://nagual.nl/ -- PGP/GnuPG key: F86289CE ++ Running FreeBSD 6.1 ++ The Power to Serve _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"