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by hho
27 Apr 2011, 12:22
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Announcing B3
Replies: 38
Views: 30837

Re: Announcing B3

It's very nice to hear that you have launched a faster bubba but removing one eSATA port was really a downer. This makes me a bit unsure about if I should buy the new B3. I currently have 1TB inside the bubba and two external 2TB on eSATA. In my experience USB is slow and creates more overhead. The...
by hho
08 Apr 2011, 03:21
Forum: B2 & B3 Support
Topic: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?
Replies: 47
Views: 22459

Re: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?

I have ordered two devices from Fantec on your advice. I will try both QB-35US2 and QB-35US3 (with USB3 interface). Though I will connect the device to a B3 using the eSATA interface. I have now successfully connected the the QB-35US3 with two disks. At first I was running kernel 2.6.35 and dmesg s...
by hho
03 Apr 2011, 13:53
Forum: B2 & B3 Support
Topic: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?
Replies: 47
Views: 22459

Re: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?

I have just bought a Fantec QB-35USB2 4-disk eSata disk cabinet, which needs a FIS port multiplier to work. I have upgraded my B3 to the latest excito kernel (2.6.38) so I can't tell if it works with the previous kernel (2.6.35), but it works like a charm, see the relevant bits of the dmesg output....
by hho
14 Mar 2011, 19:01
Forum: B2 & B3 Support
Topic: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?
Replies: 47
Views: 22459

Re: Do the e-SATA ports support Port Multiplier?

I am eagerly awaiting answers regarding Port Multiplier functionality on the B3. Hopefull that Excito will provide some answers.
by hho
27 Dec 2010, 16:40
Forum: B2 & B3 Support
Topic: Upgrade squeezebox server?
Replies: 2
Views: 1744

Re: Upgrade squeezebox server?

The version 7.5.1 is the version of Squeezebox Server from Logitech, and the rest is the "packaging revision" of that software. So 7.5.1 and 7.5.1dfsgX.Y is the same software. But it might be installed differently, configured differently or differ in any way the packager (in this case Excito?). Thou...