USB2 external hard drive too slow ....
rebehn at ant.uni-bremen.de
Fri Feb 13 07:35:58 PST 2004
Heinrich Rebehn wrote:
> ivan georgiev wrote:
>> I just bought 80GB WD USB2 hard drive. Everything works. I have
>> formated it with ext2 file system, so that I can share file with
>> linux. But the problem is that it is very slow compared to linux. When
>> I transfered some files under linux the speed of the transfer is
>> somewhere around 10MB/s but under freebsd (5-1p10) it is not more than
>> 1MB/s :(
>> Is it running in USB1 mode? Can I make it run faster?
>> Thanks for your help.
> Hi Ivan,
> did you get any reply to your posting? I am having the same problem:
> Maxtor 250 GB external USB2 drive, Belkin USB2 card, FreeBSD 5.1, but i
> get only < 1MB/sec.
> Does FreeBSD support USB 2.0 at all?
> Thanks for any help
Sorry, i should have done some more research before asking. I compiled
in the ehci device and am now getting > 10MB/sec.
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