Subject: Re: USB 2.0 for the brave
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/2001 02:41:36
Peter Seebach wrote:

> In message <>, Lennart Augustsson writes:
> >Peter Seebach wrote:
> >> In message <>, Thor Lancelot Simon writes:
> >> >Uh, you don't need any such thing, because unlike USB, firewire doesn't
> >> >suck; it's peer-to-peer.  If you want to use firewire to connect your
> >> >NetBSD hosts together, you can do it today.
> >> Cool.  When can I plug in a disk?  I would love to see that work, but, at
> >> least on my system, it didn't.
> >Well, a disk just might work.  Can you show me your dmesg?
> I think I can.  A caveat:  This is a firewire/cardbus adapter, and I'm not
> sure I have the right stuff.  For now, I can get the firewire card to show
> up, but:
> 1.  Removing it kills the system.
> 2.  Nothing at all happens when I plug in a disk.

I thought we were talking about USB 2.  The firewire driver still doesn't
have any support for disks.
And probably not disconnects either. :-)

    -- Lennart