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Western Digital 5000BPV (Hard Drive, 500 GB)

DVD / CD / HD Harddisk, Western Digital

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The Western Digital 5000BPV is a 500 GB harddisk used by Western Digital for external USB drives. The harddisk is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

scsi host61: usb-storage 2-
scsi 61:0:0:0: Direct-Access     WD       5000BPV External 1.75 PQ: 0 ANSI: 4
sd 61:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type 0
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] 976773168 512-byte logical blocks: (500 GB/465 GiB)
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] Write Protect is off
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] Mode Sense: 23 00 00 00
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] No Caching mode page found
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] Assuming drive cache: write through
 sde: sde1
sd 61:0:0:0: [sde] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

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 16.10 4.8.0-37-generic - 01/04/2017

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