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Transcend TS2TSJ25M3 (Hard Drive, 2 TB, USB 3.0, External, Military Drop Tested)

DVD / CD / HD external, Harddisk, Transcend, USB, USB 3.0

Transcend TS2TSJ25M3 (Hard Drive, 2 TB, USB 3.0, External, Military Drop Tested)
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Updated: 05/06/2016 12:52

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Transcend TS2TSJ25M3 is an external hard drive, which is connected via USB. It has the USB ID 174c:5106:

Bus 002 Device 004: ID 174c:5106 ASMedia Technology Inc. Transcend StoreJet 25M3

The external hard drive is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-1.4: new SuperSpeed USB device number 4 using xhci_hcd
usb 2-1.4: New USB device found, idVendor=174c, idProduct=5106
usb 2-1.4: New USB device strings: Mfr=2, Product=3, SerialNumber=1
usb 2-1.4: Product: AS2105
usb 2-1.4: Manufacturer: ASMedia
usb 2-1.4: SerialNumber:            94Oxxxxx

The included 2 TB Toshiba harddrive is automatically recognized by the kernel and fully supported:

usb-storage 2-1.4:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi host10: usb-storage 2-1.4:1.0
scsi 10:0:0:0: Direct-Access     TOSHIBA  DT01ACA200       MX4O PQ: 0 ANSI: 0
sd 10:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg10 type 0
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] 3907029168 512-byte logical blocks: (2.00 TB/1.81 TiB)
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] Write Protect is off
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] No Caching mode page found
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] Assuming drive cache: write through
 sdj: unknown partition table
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdj] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (3 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
blackPanther OS v16.2SE (Silent Killer) 4.9.20-desktop-pae-1bP - 06/09/2017
Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 (jessie) 3.16.0-4-686-pae - 26/11/2016
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-22-generic - 09/07/2015

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