On Tue, 4 Mar 2014 02:56:40 -0800 (PST) Velcro Leaf <velcrol...@rocketmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 3/4/14, Velcro Leaf <velcrol...@rocketmail.com> wrote: > > On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:13 AM, Hans Petter Selasky > > <h...@bitfrost.no> wrote: > >> Are any of the USB devices you have bought so-called "USB certified", > >> carry a USB logo and are registered by usb.org? > > Any suggestions for buying one these things to use? Anyone have an > > experience with one they can recommend? > > Although, I suppose the more important question is...even if > something is "USB certified", is it REALLY going to work? > > Just because it SHOULD work, WOULD it work? If all certified > means is that I theoretically could win a prolonged debate with > either FreeBSD contributors or the drive manufacturer, then it > hardly matters. Being right on the Internet is worth less than > nothing. > > I just want to buy half a dozen self-powered USB drives and > have them work with multiple architectures (i386 and amd64) > using the same recent, stable version of FreeBSD. Any advice > to help me accomplish this goal? > I have two 1TB USB3 external drives from Toshiba (laptop drives in a plastic enclosure) which work with both FreeBSD and Windows7. Since they're USB3 there's no problem with powering them. Transfer rates on the order of 90 MB/s. Here's what's on the sticker: www.toshibastorage.com v63700-C 1TB P/N: HDTB110EK3BA Don't know whether these are still available. Seems to me I bought them cheap on eBay or amazon. -- Gary Jennejohn _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"