Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?

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Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 9:46 am

david wrote:

All FireWire controllers use the same driver interface (OHCI), and that
driver ships with Windows.

If there is a problem, it is with the PC Card controller driver.

> So I thought, maybe a Firewire<->USB adaptor would work.

These are completely different protocols; they cannot be mapped to each
other.

> I see Amazon has a selection:

These do not work (see the reviews) unless your computer also has
a FireWire controller that is connected to the USB jack.

> Unfair: There's an Apple Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter!

Thunderbolt is just a PCIe bus.

Regards,
Clemens
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Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?, Clemens Ladisch, (Wed Apr 16, 9:46 am)
Re: [LAU] Anyone used a Firewire-to-USB3 or ESATA adapter?, Clemens Ladisch, (Thu Apr 17, 12:41 pm)