[Soekris] Seagate Barracuda 750G SATA not working on net5501
joelja at bogus.com
Sun Feb 28 18:45:34 UTC 2010
On 02/28/2010 10:39 AM, Henrik /KaarPoSoft wrote:
> Dear Joel and Jed.
> Thank you very much for your input!
> When I purchased the net5501 I was aware of the limitations of CPU and
> RAM, but it seems I was an ignorant when it comes to power a harddisk ))-:
> The whole point of this "project" is to have a box I can store away in a
> corner, so an external power supply for the disk is *NOT* and option for
> I think I might purchase a disk that will fit the net5501.
> But I have not found any statements on power maxima in the list archives
> I checked.
> Not being able to use a disk I found in the basement is OK, but I
> certainly would not like to purchase another disk, just to run into the
> same problem.
> So: Can anyone advice me as to the max power specs of a drive that will
> work with the net5501 ?
Any 5400rpm 2.5" 2 platter (10.5mm or shorter) drive should work fine.
it's been observed that the 1tb 3 platter models are a bit tall to fit
with the case on but there are 320 500 and 640 GB two platter models...
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