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Linux.com: 2.4 Kernel & USB Mass Storage

Feb 22, 2001, 21:10 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Richardson)

"USB Support under the recently released 2.4 Linux kernel adds more than support for keyboards and mice. While USB-based storage devices aren't well suited as primary system storage devices, they are a handy way to add storage to an existing system without cracking the case."

"My recent fascination with USB and Linux can be attributed to my boss. Last week he received a new toy ... an Agate USB Q. The Q is a keychain with a USB connector; a keychain that holds 16MB of data. My boss downloaded the Windows 98 drivers, installed the device, and started copying data over to his new toy."

"I thought it was pretty cool. I thought it would be cooler if it worked under Linux."

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