On Mar 3, 2004, at 8:59 AM, Toomas Aas wrote:


On Tue, 24 Feb 2004 9:32 am, Richard Beyer wrote:
We're currently doing a back up of a FreeBSD 4.9 (2) server by
plugging a USB external drive in and then doing
cp /dev/ad0 /dev/da0

This takes about 30 hours, (USB 1).

Could you get a USB 2 PCI card? Presuming the drive and freebsd support it, i would think it could make things a bit faster. USB2 is faster than firewire 400 which is what most pcs have. Apple just starting shipping Firewire 800 last year (its their standard).

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