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Western Digital WD Elements 10A8 (Harddisk, 1 TB, external, USB)

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

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Review of Linux Compatibility

The WD Elements 10A8 is an external harddisk from Western Digital. It is connected via USB (USB ID: 1058:10a8) and automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-2: USB disconnect, device number 6
usb 2-2: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci
usb 2-2: new high-speed USB device number 8 using ehci-pci
usb 2-2: New USB device found, idVendor=1058, idProduct=10a8
usb 2-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 2-2: Product: Elements 10A8
usb 2-2: Manufacturer: Western Digital
usb 2-2: SerialNumber: 57xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
usb-storage 2-2:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi host10: usb-storage 2-2:1.0
scsi 10:0:0:0: Direct-Access     WD       Elements 10A8    1042 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
sd 10:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg12 type 0
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] Spinning up disk...
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] 1953458176 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] Write Protect is off
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] Mode Sense: 53 00 10 08
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] No Caching mode page found
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] Assuming drive cache: write through
 sdl: sdl1
sd 10:0:0:0: [sdl] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 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
Arch Linux 4.8.10-1-ARCH - 25/11/2016
Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela 3.19.0-30-generic - 21/10/2015

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