any issues with usb hard drives?
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Wed Feb 15 06:48:55 PST 2006
--- John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
> >I'm wondering whether USB hard drives will work out of the box with
> >FreeBSD. Anything I should be concerned about?
> I've been using them for backup and they're great. Support was flaky
> in 5.3 but it's been very reliable in 5.4 and 6.0.
> I would suggest using GEOM to label them so they have the same device
> name in /dev regardless of what USB port they're plugged into.
Any hints on how to get started? I am reading the GEOM section in the
manual and it focuses on setting up RAID.
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