I bought this 2tb Segate GoFlex this last Black Friday and since then every 15 minutes or so the drive spins down, and then a little while later completely dismounts. Very annoying. From what I ...
A friend just complained to me about Ubuntu being slow. Although I've noticed a certain lack of snappiness with Linux vs Windows in the past, I really can't say I've had much to grumble about with ...
i have a 500gb external drive (Maxtor One Touch) some days ago i moved some files from the destkop to it. the operation failed (on the disk there are only 4 or 5 incomplete files ) and i can't remove ...
I have "zero filled" (complete wiped) an external hard disk using dd, and from what I have heard: people said you should at least "zero fill" 3 times to be sure that the data are really wiped and no ...
I have an external HD that I saved all my data on from my old windows setups. I now want to access that info on my ubuntu machine and the drive isn't mounting. I've floated around the help files and I ...
With a typical USB hard drive enclosure, is the full range of drive power management functionality available? [closed]
In what may be an unrelated matter: is it possible to suspend a PC without unmounting an attached USB-powered drive, and then remounting it on resume? This is the behaviour I'm currently seeing ...