[windows2000] Re: Using hard drives larger than 200GB with US B2 i n XP

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 16:11:03 +0200

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 14:52:46 +0100, Mark Cook wrote:

>Sorry, we only purchase prebuilt stuff like that here, but you could try
>something like Ebuyer.com or Ebuyer.co.uk for this kind of stuff.
>Basically any decent one should work fine

Thx. I'll check things up after my mini-vacation. 8-)

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sorin Srbu [mailto:Sorin.Srbu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
>Sent: 20 October 2004 14:49
>To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [windows2000] Re: Using hard drives larger than 200GB with US B2 i
>n XP
>On Wed, 20 Oct 2004 14:38:25 +0100, Mark Cook wrote:
>>Forget the format question as FAT32 will actually support upto 2Tb
>>size so it's really gotta be the controller in the unit ?
>I guess. But since the cradle is a no-name and all (doesn't even
>have a "made in..." tag or power specs, much less a company web
>site) this is probably a lost cause. 8-/ But then, who though about
>200GB+ harddrives two years ago... At least not me. 8-)
>Would anybody have any suggestions on what brands of empty
>usb2-boxes are good, and known to support BIG harddrives? 
>Firewire/usb2-combos is not a necessity, in that I only absolutely
>must have the usb2-controller in the cradle. The FW-part will
>probably never be used.



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