That doesn't happen with My WD MyBook.Plug in the power to the external hard drive and let it spin up.
Western Digital is unable to provide support for the Unix/Linux operating systems outside of jumper configurations (for EIDE hard drives) and physical installation support.
Not enough information.Linux will not work with 3.0 ext hard drive
Most recent distro's are decent....................
People say how good these distro's are,and for the most part they are except you have to have a degree in computer science to be able to plug in a 3.0 usb ext hard drive and use it.
If they are so good,why don't they design a Distro where you plug in a 3.0 ext hard drive and it works,without have to put in a paragraph of code into the terminal?.................................
In my case, I tried it.So plug the external drive into a USB 2 port. Problem solved.
You'll see people complaining that mice plugged into USB 3 ports in Windows don't work properly. So it isn't just linux.
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