Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Drivers For USB HDD
Date: Mon, 07 May 2012 18:03:09
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Drivers For USB HDD by Paul Hartman
On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 8:21 AM, Paul Hartman
<paul.hartman+gentoo@×××××.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Mark Knecht <markknecht@×××××.com> wrote: >> here are 3 or now I >> think 4 different USB specs - EHCI, OHCI, UHCI, and then whatever USB >> 3.0 is using > > XHCI > > Furthermore, USB 3.0 has 9-pin ports and cables (for type-A) versus > the 4-pin of USB 1/2. The USB 3.0 sockets are backward-compatible with > older USB devices and cables, but older USB cables are not > forward-compatible with USB 3.0. >
Good point. None of my USB 2.0 drives work in my USB 3.0 port. I do have a USB 3.0 drivers, supposedly, and one drive that claims to be eSata/USB 3.0 compatible, but I've not tried to get it working using USB 3.0. - Mark


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Drivers For USB HDD Michael Scherer <a6702894@××××××××××××××.at>