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Re: Firewire vs USB
Interesting. Maybe this works differently with different brands of
audio interfaces? My RME usually catches up on-the-fly after a fw
On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 3:48 PM, andy butler <email@example.com>
> Last night I witnessed a Firewire disconnection make a reboot
> necessary on a mac. Using a mains powered interface.
> That's what prompted my comment.
> Manufacturers warn not to hot plug Firewire.
> I think I may have done it a couple of times tho' ;-)
> Per Boysen wrote:
>> You're right regarding most Windows only computer hardware. On Apple
>> machines there is a more sturdy Firewire plug and jack. when feeding
>> externally (not through the Firewire cable) the OS will not lose sight
>> of the Firewire unit even if the Firewire cable should fall out and
>> you put it back into the jack. (WARNING! This does not apply to hard
>> drives - only audio interfaces)