6234Re: Adding HD to USB port
- Oct 28 2:45 PM--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "bluemax_101"
>Since I didn't use the original OS on my LS for very long, somebody
> Thanks Paul. I fitted an old 40GB into a cheapo case and hooked it
> up to the USB port and formatted it. Was done automatically in the
> ext.3 file system without any prompt from me. Would have been nice
> if this file system worked with XP also; but never mind.
please correct me if I'm wrong: Can't you format the external hard
drive as FAT32 in something (other than the LS), and then have both
WinXP and the LS be happy with it?
> Will try fitting a larger IDE drive but I hope I don't need toJust run the "firmware installer" program to put the OS on the new drive.
> program anything!
> Whilst it is all in pieces, I will also try cleaning and lubricatibgYea, cramming either heavy silicon based grease, or even automotive
> the bearings and quiten that noisy fan.
wheel bearing grease into the hub (pull off the sticker and rubber cap
to access it) seems to do the trick. Not a perfect solution, I'm
actually in the market for a new fan: Anyone have some good sources
and or models these days? I want an especially quiet one.
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