[CentOS] Help setting up external drive via Firewire

Wed Aug 13 21:30:41 UTC 2008
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

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.