[mythtv-users] External firewire enclosure for DVD drive.

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Jan 22 21:59:18 UTC 2008

Sean Goodpasture wrote:

> I'll ask the obvious question, but why firewire?  USB2.0 is jsut about
> as fast and dang near more reliable.

I'd say you answered your own question. "Just about as fast" and "dang 
near more reliable" do not mean "faster" and "more reliable", just the 

Especially for sustained transfers firewire is clearly better, though 
the difference might not be significant for a lot of users.

USB became more common because manufacturers hate to have to pay 
royalties to Apple.


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