USB 3.0 support, and results.
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Sun Feb 20 03:13:08 UTC 2011
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Lamar Owen <lowen at pari.edu> wrote:
> The first thing, of course, was to re-enable USB 3.0 (xHCI) functionality; found that on the F14 bugs page ( http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F14_bugs#USB_3.0_ports_not_working ).
> Once that was done, the WD drive came up fine, and at SuperSpeed. (I can see it now: USB 6.0, with LudicrousSpeed!) Sorry, I digress.
> As the main purpose of the drive is for backups, I rsync'd my home directory over to it: roughtly 246GB of data in 2 hours and 8 minutes. Not bad at all, and less than half of the time it would have taken on the USB2 drive.
So that ran at about 35MB/sec, which is probably what I'd expect on a
USB2.0 drive anyway.
What would be interesting, is if you repeated the test after taking
the drive out of the USB 3.0 enclosure and putting it into a USB 2.0
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