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Old 02-19-2015, 06:04 PM   #1
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Talking Are there Hard Drive docks that will work with Linux

I was wanting to buy a hard drive dock and was wondering if there was some Linux friendly vendors of such hardware. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-19-2015, 06:58 PM   #2
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Yes there are; you can check the HCL. Type in Aluratek or dock
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If you mean hard drive enclosures, I have bought several from Dalco and never had an issue using them with Linux.

They function at a hardware level, below the OS level.

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There are bare drive docks available from Novatech.
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I have good experience with Sharkoon docks.
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I've got a couple of Kingwin EZ-Docks that work fine with Linux.


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