😉 An enclosure is worth the lifetime of the interface – it’s worth it. Clearly, the sticker power ratings have nothing in particular to do with the inrush current when the drive’s spinning up. The Caviar drive needs less juice when running, but more to spin up, and the FireWire controller can’t provide it. The Fireball needs more when running, but its inrush is clearly low enough that it can get going under only bus power. This isn’t a problem that’s very likely to befall a DriveDock user, but it’s not impossible that an external DriveDock could have its power cable yanked during a work session.

In addition, TrackBack can be used as a form of remote commenting. Rather than posting the comment directly on this thread, you can posts it on your own weblog. Then have your weblog sends a TrackBack ping to the TrackBack URL, so that your post would show up here. Right click on OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller and choose uninstall. Right click on My Computer desktop icon and choose Properties.

Option B might be something like the G-Drive Mini which is described as being bus-powered but also shows a dc power connection. That would let me use bus power when I travel with one drive while also letting me daisy chain drives at home when I can plug in to an outlet for extra power. If the Thunderbolt port is only giving 7W that’s probably a show-stopper for daisy chaining any bus-powered drives, though. What makes it frustrating is that my previous USB 3.0 hub didn’t have that problem. It was working great till about a month ago when I turned on the computer and the hub was dead. I bought a different hub to replace it and began having very sporadic problems.

IEEE 1394/FireWire Disks

The default setting can be selected to search the entire computer, search only the current folder from which the search was initiated, or perform the search based on the previously used scope. Full multi-touch trackpad support has been added to notebooks prior to those introduced in October 2008. While the original Click Here MacBook Air and other early multi-touch trackpad enabled notebooks had support for some gestures, they were unable to use four-finger gestures. This limitation has now been removed in Snow Leopard. Snow Leopard was also the last release of Mac OS X to ship with a welcome video at first boot after installation. USB Printer Sharing, a control panel allowing certain USB printers to be shared across a TCP/IP network.

  • The general public doesn’t understand technical details and superiority.
  • Integrated multimedia distribution & control system offers advanced access to manage multiple video sources and displays simultaneously.
  • Listed below are drivers and modules which either utilize or are utilized by the Solaris IEEE-1394 architecture.

Intel integrated USB right into their controller hubs meaning that these vendors had a relatively free solution albeit lower performing. Thunderbolt is great technology but face it….where else other than in Apple’s ecosystem do you pay out the rear for what people perceive is a simple cable. Sure, you and I both know that it’s not a simple cable but to users unfamiliar with this and who just don’t care, this is one of the issues.


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And the reasons for that difference could be down to several variables depending on the drives in question. My guess is that it was really just referring to daisy-chaining USB 1.1 peripherals. At one point it was showing drivers download firewire me approx 100 MB/s on the drive that’s connect via Firewire 800 but usually that drive shows up as approx 40 MB/s. One of my rigs consists of 2 FW800 External Hard Drives followed by an FW400 Ultralite on one FW800 Bus..

Otherwise the request is in danger to be sent to a wrong node. A somewhat shorter format which was not as close to SAM. Same as MODALIAS in the uevent at device creation.