[X4U] FireWire vs. USB 2.0

Alex lists at lexial.ca
Thu May 26 16:04:14 PDT 2005

On May 26, 2005, at 18:51, Ted Burton wrote:

> I have a MiniMate drive sitting under a MacMini , and it doubles as a 
> FW and USB hub. Both FW and USB connect the two.
> The reason I mention them is that when Disk Utility goes to initialize 
> the external MiniMate, it defaults to FW.   FWIW.

Nothing to do with Disk Utility. Read your miniMate manual -- the disk 
connects to the FW interface, if present. It's not Disk Utility, but 
miniMate which defaults to FW.


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