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Re: slow Iomega 20GB usb hdd on linux

On Fri, 21 Nov 2003 at 10:23 GMT, J.S.Sahambi penned:
> I have a Iomega 20 GB usb hdd. It gives good data transfer rate when
> used with windows. But when I use it with linux, the data transfer
> rate is low, in the order of 500 Kbytes/sec. Is there any way to
> increase the data transfer rate?  Thanks J S Sahambi

Without actually thinking through the numbers, my first guess would be
that it's a usb 2.0 device, and you only have usb 1.1 enabled in your
kernel.  Does that seem possible?

You might install the usbview package and see what it says about
transfer speeds.

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