You could run a multi-petabyte storage solution off of USB if you really wanted to. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. From a brief glance, the vendor’s web site does not appear to say either way. Source This means things won’t work right if you try to stick a 3TB drive in any dock if your OS doesn’t support it. I still think it shouldn’t, but it’d be nice to have it confirmed. Please don’t vote to close it as such.
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Post as a guest Name. Sign up using Email and Password. Please read the question again carefully. Your answer does not answer dockinv original question. It is in fact the operating system and the file system used that determines what capacities are supported.
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Sign up using Facebook. Source This means things won’t work right if you try to stick a 3TB drive in any dock if your OS doesn’t support it. The dock shouldn’t care about this limit it just passes instructions hed data back and forth between the drive and the computerbut your operating system needs special support to handle individual drives over 2.
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This means the marketing text was written when 1. This is not a hardware shopping recommendation question. That said, please see the edit to my question as well. A customer review specifically mentions that it does not work with 3 TB drives, although does not go into any detail such as OS, drive model, etc. Sun 4, 6 23 I can’t site anything specific to drive capacity, but controllers receive updates as errors are discovered.
Assuming the OS supports the full capacity ddocking the drive, why should introducing another not even dockig different, really connector change anything?
Most si-79008 not test the claims of the marketing text. That’s pretty much what I figured. Please don’t vote to close it as such. Then there is the quite similar Deltaco SIB3 which boasts on the box ” all 2.
Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. My gut feeling tells me as also stated in the question itself that the dock should simply forward commands and data, especially when run as eSATA to SATA. Everything is visible to be sj-7908, but doesnt work, available size is wrong.
Yes, I think your guy feeling is correct. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I fixed it by putting them eocking internal SATA again and forcing the same checkdisk on reboot.
I have run across compatibility issues when the hard drive model is new to the market. I’m looking at perhaps buying an eSATA docking station to be able to easily plug in and unplug hard disk drives, particularly but not necessarily only for backup purposes.
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Like the customer review states, a 3TB is a newer storage size. Looking at different models, I find for example this page detailing the Deltaco SISUS which specifically states “storage capacity: From a brief glance, the vendor’s web site does not appear to say either way.