> My new Vantec SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter is not being recognized > under etch. Okay, it's working fine now. Apparently I wasn't attaching things in the right order. I needed to first power up the device, and then plug the USB cable into my computer. If I reboot my computer with the device already plugged in then the device is not recognized until I unplug it and plug it back in.