[CentOS] Can't connect firewire HD

Dago Pacheco informatica at makimet.cl
Sat Jun 9 12:51:06 UTC 2007

Les Mikesell wrote:
> Dago Pacheco wrote:
>> Hi..... I just bought a External HD with USB/FireWire interfaces.  I 
>> was trying to connect it by firewire and  nothing happened, but it's 
>> connected  by USB, there is no problem.  This is the "fdisk - l" 
>> output when i connect it by USB
>> Disco /dev/sdc: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
>> 255 cabezas, 63 sectores/pista, 19457 cilindros
>> Unidades = cilindros de 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
>> With firewire, there is just nothing for the external HD
>> The firewire port it's integrated to my motherboard as an ATX form 
>> card.  The USB port where i connect the HD is in the same card
> Like the 'upstream' version, the stock centos kernel does not include 
> firewire support.  If you are running centos 4.x, you can install the 
> centosplus kernel: http://wiki.centos.org/Repositories/CentOSPlus.
> A similar version for centos5 is still in the testing repository: 
> http://dev.centos.org/centos/5/testing/i386/RPMS/ or 
> http://dev.centos.org/centos/5/testing/x86_64/RPMS/
I pudeted the kernel wit centos plus repo, but still nothing happened.  
This is what i did

-I modified the repo file, as it said in the link above.
-Then I type "yum --enablerepo=centosplus upgrade kernell*"
-And then I even type "yum --enablerepo=centosplus install kernell*"

Dago Pacheco
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