I made the same experience as you, the Freecom enclosure doesn't work.
I replaced mine with a Maxtor OneTouch, which works.
There's a list of tested devices at
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, "donal whooley" <donalwho@y...>
> I can't get my NSLU2 (2.3V63) to recognise my Freecom 160GB USB2.0 HD.
> The NSLU2 works fine with USB sticks etc. Also the HD works fine with
> my Xp laptop. I have tried reformatting hte HD with FAT32 and NTFS but
> still even if I use the setup tool the NSLU2 never recognises the HD.
> I suspect it could be because of a power save mode on the USB HD which
> I have heard the NSLU2 is not compatible with.
> Is there any way of either changing the HD to turn off the powersave
> of changing the NAS to recognise the powersave mode and wake up the HD.