[ILUG] On the subject of mobile storage
jm at jmason.org
Fri Aug 27 18:11:47 IST 2004
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> Barry Flanagan wrote:
> > Someone was asking the other day about mobile hard drives. Just came
> > across this, and it might be worth considering. At EURO 199 for
> > 40Gb, it's not over the top.
> > http://www.mandrakesoft.com/products/globetrotter
> > Mandrakelinux GlobeTrotter, powered by LaCie Mobile Hard Drive
> I've noticed LaCie's name crop up a couple of times lately in relation
> to Linux support- http://k3b.org/ has official support and will be
> bundled with LaCie's hardware in future.
> Are there any other peripheral manufacturers who engage in this level of
> involvement with the community? I mean, my LiteOn DVD burner /works/ as
> long as I don't expect anything too advanced from it, but the firmware
> upgrades are bundled as Windows binaries - not much use to me.
> Getting your name out there as a Linux supporter can only be of benefit
> I think. I know for my next burner purchase LaCie will be high up on the
> list of candidates and I can only assume the same for other Linux users.
!!! excellent, I did not know that! That's amazing. I'm
actually looking for a DVD-R drive, so I think I'll be buying LaCie ;)
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