Intel Macs and FreeBSD?
mark at antsclimbtree.com
Thu Apr 27 23:49:59 UTC 2006
On Apr 27, 2006, at 4:45 PM, Dan Busarow wrote:
> On Apr 27, 2006, at 4:59 PM, Mark Edwards wrote:
>> On Apr 27, 2006, at 2:21 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:
>> That brings up an important point. I would want to hook up a
>> USB2.0 or Firewire hard drive to the machine, either as a boot
>> drive, a backup drive, or both (two drives). How is FreeBSD's
>> support for USB or Firewire? Can one boot from these
>> connections? Is it reliable enough for server use?
> We've got a FreeBSD 5.x NFS/Samba/AppleTalk file server at work
> using Lacie firewire drives (purchased at the local Mac store in
> keeping with the thread) Works great. Just replaced one of the
> drives that was starting to report errors during rsync. Drive was
> about 2 years old. The other drives are still going strong.
Does it boot from Firewire, or is that just for storage? Is the
machine a Mac? An Intel Mac?
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