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Date:      Thu, 21 Jan 2010 13:37:55 +0100
From:      Bas Smeelen <>
To:        Matthias Apitz <>
Subject:   Re: Q: recommendation for external USB disk
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Matthias Apitz wrote=3A
=3E El d=ED=61=20Thursday=2C January 14=2C 2010 a las 01=3A40=3A26PM +0100=
=2C Bas Smeelen escribi=F3=3A=0D=0A=3E
=3E  =20
=3E=3E=3E=3E I use Freecom hard drive XS 1=2E5TB USB2=2E0 on our fallback s=
ervers as
=3E=3E=3E=3E back-up disks=2E
=3E=3E=3E=3E These are always connected to the servers for over half a year=
=3E=3E=3E=3E I have not had any problems with them and the price was ok=2E=

=3E=3E=3E=3E da1 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
=3E=3E=3E=3E da1=3A =3CFreecom Hard Drive XS 1=2E00=3E Fixed Direct Access=
 SCSI-2 device
=3E=3E=3E=3E da1=3A 40=2E000MB/s transfers
=3E=3E=3E=3E da1=3A 1430799MB =282930277168 512 byte sectors=3A 255H 63S/T=
=3E=3E=3E=3E /dev/da1s1d on /usr/home/www/backup =28ufs=2C local=2C soft-up=
=3E=3E=3E=3E This is on FreeBSD 7=2E2-RELEASE-p6
=3E=3E=3E=3E    =20
=3E=3E=3E=3E        =20
=3E I have had two hard locks of the kernel until now using this drive=3B=

=3E the 1st while running the dump=281M=29 =28a second dump went fine=29=3B=

=3E the 2nd while uncompressing the 88 GByte file of such a dump=3B
=3E this is with
=3E FreeBSD current=2ESisis=2Ede 8=2E0-CURRENT FreeBSD 8=2E0-CURRENT =235=
=3A Sun Jan 10 09=3A55=3A14 CET 2010     guru=40current=2ESisis=2Ede=3A/usr=
/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  i386
=3E the 8-CURRENT is from CVS from May=2C 2009=2E Are there any know issues=
=3E USB drives on havy load=3F
=3E  =20
I have been tarring=2C gzipping and untarring files on the usb disk and
don=27t run into any trouble=2E
I also used dump to backup /usr to this disk without any problems
But this is on FreeBSD 7=2E2-RELEASE-p6

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