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Toshiba Canvio Basics USB 3.0 (Hard Drive, External, USB 3.0)

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Toshiba Canvio Basics USB 3.0 (Hard Drive, External, USB 3.0)
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Updated: 01/02/2016 20:56

Review of Linux Compatibility

The TOSHIBA Canvio Basics is an external USB 3.0 hard drive (HDTB220XK3CA). It is recognized by its USB ID 0480:a00c

Bus 002 Device 110: ID 0480:a00c Toshiba America Info. Systems, Inc.

The drive is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-1.3.3: USB disconnect, device number 121
usb 2-1.3.3: new high-speed USB device number 122 using ehci-pci
usb 2-1.3.3: New USB device found, idVendor=0480, idProduct=a00c
usb 2-1.3.3: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 2-1.3.3: Product: External USB 3.0
usb 2-1.3.3: Manufacturer: TOSHIBA
usb 2-1.3.3: SerialNumber: 201xxxxxxxx
usb-storage 2-1.3.3:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi51 : usb-storage 2-1.3.3:1.0
scsi 51:0:0:0: Direct-Access     TOSHIBA  External USB 3.0 5438 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
sd 51:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
sd 51:0:0:0: [sdc] 3907029164 512-byte logical blocks: (2.00 TB/1.81 TiB)
sd 51:0:0:0: [sdc] Write Protect is off
sd 51:0:0:0: [sdc] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
sd 51:0:0:0: [sdc] Write cache: disabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
 sdc: sdc1
sd 51:0:0:0: [sdc] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (11 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
Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 4.4.0-31-lowlatency - 29/07/2016
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 3.19.0-32-generic - 04/07/2016
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-35-generic - 20/04/2016
Ubuntu Xenial Xerus (development branch) 4.4.0-15-generic - 30/03/2016
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-30-generic - 05/03/2016
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-18-generic - 15/01/2016
Ubuntu 15.10 4.2.0-16-generic - 24/10/2015
Ubuntu Wily Werewolf (development branch) 4.2.0-16-generic - 14/10/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.16.0-39-generic - 06/09/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-25-generic - 12/08/2015
Ubuntu 14.10 3.16.0-39-generic - 28/07/2015

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