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Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex

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I recently purchased a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 1 TB hard drive. It is a 2.5" compact disk that you connect over USB. It draws its power from the USB controller. My previous Extern HDDs were all 2.5" laptop drives, for which I bought a USB enclosure. Those devices always worked perfect, as in:

  • They were automatically detected
  • Partitions/File Systems understood
  • Desktop systems would prompt for actions

The typical kernel messages I got for these devices were:

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Laptop Mode Tools - 1.60

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Hello World,

I am very pleased to announce the release of Laptop Mode Tools, version 1.60.
This release includes lots of bug fixes and should make power savings much better on your machines.

The battery polling daemon now, more reliably, gets triggered and killed based on power states.

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