Re: what software would have been looking after a maxtor one-touch?
On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 12:22:16PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> tidying up some issues from my upgrade/migration, and there was a
> 1-touch maxtor external HD on the old (sarge) system that, apparently,
> did a backup when you did that one-touch thing. the question is:
> what software would have been sitting there in the background,
> handling that?
Are you talking about USB or Firewire connected harddrive?
"one touch" is for windows, I guess.
> i see no official .deb package for a maxtor, and there's nothing in
> udev about it so, trying not to sound overly dense, what should i be
> looking for that would have been the backing software to handle
> recognition of that drive?
linux kernel can handle USB/firewire connected HDD as /dev/sdb, ...
So you must have mounted it somewhere as just another harddrive and used
any standard backup tools to copy files there.
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