Hi, just buy cheap USB cases and put any drive you want in. Of course, some of the cases are better and same are worse then other. But how much money will you lose. As you can use then drives which fit into your other hardware, you can even exchange them in case of a problem.
Erich On Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:54:34 -0800 (PST) Velcro Leaf <velcrol...@rocketmail.com> wrote: > I'm trying to get off tape drives and move to USB drives for backups, > however circumstances are making this impossible. > > Does anyone have a suggestion for a known 1TB external USB drive, > powered through the USB cable, that consistently works with FreeBSD, > and has for some time? > > I've gone through half a dozen models of such drives and each time I > find one that works properly on each of our servers, I try to buy a > few more to make a complete cycle. Invariably, however, I can no > longer purchase the same model, or I can get the same model, but it > is invisibly different at purchase-time (eg, with new firmware that > doesn't work with FreeBSD). > > > I've tried to work through the quirks process with you guys, but it > hasn't been successful, and eventually I suppose it's not considered > enough of a problem to fix, probably because in a few weeks there > will be a brand new version that doesn't work, in a different way. > > I know that these drives are all tested with Windows before shipping, > and that's why they work with Windows, but is there any plan, on > either the hardware or FreeBSD side of things to deal with this > issue? I've been working on and off on the problem for about a year, > and if anything, things are getting worse. > > -Leif > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-usb To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-usb-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"