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Re: Problem with new Samsung HM121hc disc




--- On Sat, 7/25/09, DB <Freddog_de yahoo co uk> wrote:

> Anyone any ideas how to check that what I have is
> compatible with my system before I ship it back? (purcahsed
> in the UK whilst visiting, now back in Austria.....)
> 
> As ever, all suggestions greatfully received!
> 
> Dave

read this:
http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/200704/20070419200445968_2.5_Install_Gudie_ENG_200704.pdf

and check your jumpers, and external power.
You may need a USB Y cable to get more power to the drive.

I usually run "fidsk -l" before and after plugging in a USB drive.
Then "fdisk /dev/sdx" once I know the drive number.

Mick M.



      


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