[CentOS] Re: Help setting up external drive via Firewire

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Wed Aug 13 23:31:39 UTC 2008


on 8-13-2008 2:30 PM Kenneth Porter spake the following:
> On Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:28 PM +0800 Noob Centos Admin 
> <centos.admin at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> ieee1394: Node 0-00:1023: Max speed [S400] - Max payload [2048]
> 
> S400 is 400 megabits, while USB 2 is 480 megabits. Firewire has less 
> packet overhead, which might explain WD's claim that the FireWire 
> interface is a little faster.
And isn't firewire DMA capable while USB is PIO?



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