Subject: Re: USB disks?
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Scott Ellis <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/03/1999 16:13:01
There was mention just today of the 'umass' driver, on the BSD-USB list.
Appearently Zip's mostly work, and somebody was working on a Floppy too
(sorry no details..I just monitor the list out of curiousity).


----- Original Message -----
From: John F. Woods <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, May 03, 1999 4:05 PM
Subject: USB disks?

> So, I have here a USB Zip drive (bought for an iMac).  Naturally, my first
> thought was "hey, could I use it on my NetBSD box?"
> Unfortunately, it appears not; it probes as ugen0, and I don't see any
> trace of disk support in the USB code.
> Is there anything like a published standard for USB disks, or is this
> yet another case of the PC industry carefully standardizing too little
> to be of any use?  (And is anyone working on this?)