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    SubjectRe: Firewire hard drives
    "John Stoffel" <> writes:

    > Caleb> Has anyone had any luck getting there external firewire hard
    > Caleb> drive to mount? my laptop is running suse9.0 and detects the
    > Caleb> firewire hub and works great with my usb devices but when I
    > Caleb> plug in the firewire hdd it boots the device but I can`t mount
    > Caleb> it.
    > I've been having problems too with these devices. I've been trying
    > with a dual interface USB2.0/Firewire box with a Prolific Technology
    > chipset. This is with 2.6.[678]-* kernels of various types. I can do
    > a mkfs under either USB2 or Firewire connections (both ports are on
    > the same Adaptec PCI card) but the firewire sides bombs out much
    > quicker.

    Try giving the sbp2 module the option serialize_io=1. It helped get
    my firewire case running.

    Måns Rullgård

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