Re: detecting hdd on usb cable
On 01/07/08 14:43, Andrew Henry wrote:
I have connected a laptop hdd to another laptop using a usb to ata
converter cable. The laptop has an sata drive and the internal drive i
have hanging off the usb cable is ata, and "fdisk -l" does not recognise
the device at all, but WinXP does see it OK when I boot into Windows.
Does the USB to ATA converter cable need a kernel driver or is there
perhaps an issue with seeing ATA drives when the inbuilt is SATA?
ATA converter cable? Where does the power come from?
I've only heard of HDDs in external USB enclosures.
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian
because I hate vegetables!"