Subject: Re: USB 2.0 for the brave
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 11/22/2001 21:48:12
In message <200111230144.fAN1i3b08096@guild.plethora.net>, Peter Seebach writes
>In message <3BFDA950.906DD0E0@augustsson.net>, Lennart Augustsson writes:
>>I thought we were talking about USB 2. The firewire driver still doesn't
>>have any support for disks.
>>And probably not disconnects either. :-)
>Ahh. I thought we were discussing firewire. For now, USB has a huge
>advantage over firewire: I can use it today. ;) It's come a long way since
>the Toshiba system that came with a special hacked version of Windows 95 rev A
>which could drive only one specific USB device. Heh.
Well, I still can't get my USB floppy to work -- it usually works for
read, but never for write. (kern/13935 for details, if you're curious.)
I should have added that the same failures occur on 1.5.2.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb
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