[CentOS] Help setting up external drive via Firewire

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 08:06:21 UTC 2008

On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 12:59 AM, Noob Centos Admin
<centos.admin at gmail.com> wrote:
> I got a WD 1TB My Book with eSATA/USB/Firewire400 connectivity to backup
> data on a client Centos 5.1 machine.
> USB 2.0 works fine out of the box but is rather slow, Nautilus predicts
> about 1+ hour to fully backup just one day's worth of data or about 100GB.
> So I was hoping Firewire would be faster, which is why we got the version
> with all 3 interfaces to experiment with first.
> Following the suggestions given to another user here
> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=15767&forum=37
> I updated the system's kernel to the CentoPlus
> [noob at localhost ~]$ uname -s -r
> Linux 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5

If that is the output, you are not running the centosplus kernel. It
is supposed to be:

Linux 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.centos.plus

(See http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?topic_id=15788&forum=37 )

Akemi (nick toracat)

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