[Ilugc] Re: External USB HDD with GNU/Linux
cyborg4k at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 13 07:28:27 IST 2006
Thanks for your inputs. I have now purchased the
* Hitachi 80 GB HDD 7200 RPM for Rs.2500
* Gemini 3.5" external hdd casing for Rs. 725.
at Sagar Infosystems, Ritchie Street, Chennai.
I plugged it to the USB port of my T41 running Debian
GNU/Linux and it was detected as /dev/sda. I
partitioned it, and ran mke2fs to create the
Everything works great by default. Was able to take
the necessary backups.
Shakthi Kannan, MS
Software Engineer, Hexaware Technologies
[E]: cyborg4k at yahoo.com [M]: (91) 98407-87007
[W]: http://www.shakthimaan.com [L]: Chennai, India
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