Hello Charles

Thanks for your answer.

I was googling for this, and I found out that you need some modules:
firewire.c fwohci.c fwohci_pci.c 

Will the fwohci driver provide better perfomance then the USB one?

On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 19:05, Charles Swiger wrote:
> On Mar 1, 2004, at 11:36 AM, Guy Van Sanden wrote:
> > Is firewire fully supported on FreeBSD?
> 
> Firewire support has been pretty good, at least for accessing mass 
> storage devices.  I haven't beaten on IP-over-Firewire or some of the 
> other capabilities that one might also experiment with....
> 
> > The disk does have a firewire link, I can buy an addon card for about 
> > 30
> > , but I wanna make sure that it will work better.
> 
> I was seeing about 35 MB/s read and about 20 MB/s using a Maxtor 5000DN 
> external drive via Firewire; this drive also supports USB 2, but at the 
> time I was testing OHCI USB was all that was available to me, not EHCI.
> 
> (USB 1 was giving ~1.2 MB/s...)
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