[Wolves] OT : need to find power supply for external hard drive.

Wayne Morris waynelists at machx.co.uk
Sat May 15 20:12:04 UTC 2010

  On 15/05/2010 14:19, Peter Cannon wrote:
> On 05/15/2010 09:13 AM, Wayne Morris wrote:
>> You missed the point that it works *perfectly* plugged into one system,
>> but not into another where it clicks, ditto into
>> the usb port of some other gadget.
> So don't stick it computer two!
> Its computer two that's at fault. not the device, jesus H Christ "My arm
> hurts when I do this" so don't do it.
Jeez - don't shoot the messenger - read the OP!
It works in computer 1- the op's mates - it doesn't work in his!

YOU leaped in with - HD shot - back up and bin it.

>> not enough to spin up a drive, hence the need
>> for an external psu.
> Wrong again, HDD's don't give a shit about USB 1 or USB2 the USB
> interface does.
I don't care - read point 1

>> It is clear from this that computer 1 is USB2, others USB1  - on USB2
>> the drive has enough juice to spin up and run,
>> not on USB1 - where it tries, fails and thus clicks.
> No, clicks are causes by the platters, this is a mechanical fault not
> electrical, if there is not enough juice to spin up the drive it will do
> nothing not click.
See point 1 - it works fine on one computer.

>> And you don't know about power requirments for usb ;-)
> And neither do you do you, when you sell hardware for a living come and
> talk to me otherwise stfu, oh and don't tell me what I do or do not know
> either OK

See point 1

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