[PLUG-TALK] External hard drive adapter

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Tue Dec 24 04:56:57 PST 2019

>>>>> "Rich" == Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> writes:

Rich> I have a small external hard drive adapter with a USB male end on
Rich> a short cord and a square, flat plastic box on the other end. The
Rich> box has a male connector with two parts. One part fits the 15-pin
Rich> side of the drive's connector and the other part fits the 7-pin
Rich> side.

Rich> When the adapter is attached to both a naked hard drive and a USB
Rich> port the two lights on the adapter (red and blue) light up but
Rich> /var/log/messages shows no kernel recognition of the drive.

Rich> Is there a power cable missing or is such a simple adapter just
Rich> not working?

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Russell Senior
russell at personaltelco.net

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