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WD My Passport Ultra 1TB (USB 3.0, Hard Drive, Portable, External)

DVD / CD / HD Harddisk, USB 3.0, Western Digital

WD My Passport Ultra 1TB (USB 3.0, Hard Drive, Portable, External)
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Updated: 01/08/2016 14:31

Review of Linux Compatibility

The WD My Passport Ultra 1TB is an external hard disk, which is connected via USB. The drive has the USB-ID 1058:0740 and is automatically recognized by the kernel:

usb 2-1.3: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci-pci
usb 2-1.3: New USB device found, idVendor=1058, idProduct=0740
usb 2-1.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=5
usb 2-1.3: Product: My Passport 0740
usb 2-1.3: Manufacturer: Western Digital
usb 2-1.3: SerialNumber: 57584D31413731303xxxxxxx
usb-storage 2-1.3:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi7 : usb-storage 2-1.3:1.0
mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 5: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.3"
mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 5 was not an MTP device
scsi 7:0:0:0: Direct-Access     WD       My Passport 0740 1003 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
scsi 7:0:0:1: Enclosure         WD       SES Device       1003 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
sd 7:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
scsi 7:0:0:1: Attached scsi generic sg3 type 13
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Spinning up disk...
ses 7:0:0:1: Attached Enclosure device
.ready
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] 1953458176 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 47 00 10 08
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page found
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page found
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
sdb: sdb1
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] No Caching mode page found
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Assuming drive cache: write through
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdb] Attached SCSI disk
ntfs-3g[4811]: Version 2013.1.13AR.1 external FUSE 29
ntfs-3g[4811]: Mounted /dev/sdb1 (Read-Write, label "My Passport", NTFS 3.1)
ntfs-3g[4811]: Cmdline options: rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks2,uid=1000,gid=1000,dmask=0077,fmask=0177
ntfs-3g[4811]: Mount options: rw,nosuid,nodev,uhelper=udisks2,allow_other,nonempty,relatime,default_permissions,fsname=/dev/sdb1,blkdev,blksize=4096
ntfs-3g[4811]: Global ownership and permissions enforced, configuration type 7
udisksd[2194]: Mounted /dev/sdb1 at /media/xyz/My Passport on behalf of uid 1000

A speed test provides the following result:

/dev/sdb1:
Timing cached reads:   9980 MB in  2.00 seconds = 5002.45 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 106 MB in  3.01 seconds =  35.24 MB/sec

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