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...) -- ______________________________________________________________________ Guy Van Sanden http://unixmafia.port5.com Registered Linux user #249404 - September 1997 ______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"