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Re: Alternative to using USB-Stick as mass storage on NSLU2

Björn Wetterbom wrote:

> I've also used an external WD 3.5" drive which I am very pleased with,
> and since WD offers a wide variety of 2.5" drives at good prices I
> would go for one of those.

Thanks for that suggestion. I've read several recommendations for WD 2.5"
drives, so I'd like to go that route.

The "My Passport Essential" drives look nice:

However, there are numerous reviews on the net stating that these drives
do not behave like "normal" drives but require a (Windows) driver and a
"virtual cd". Is it possible to repartition/reformat these drives using
standard linux/debian tools, so they can be used with the slug under

Regards, Richard

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