Summary: Tested with Seagate ST31000340AS drive, Dell Inspiron 1420n laptop, StarTech EC1394B2 firewire add-on adapter. Used in Ubuntu Linux and Windows XP operating systems. Pros: - Works with Ubuntu Linux. Tested USB, IEEE1394a, IEEE1394b interfaces. - Works with 1TB drive (Seagate ST31000340AS) - Includes cables for FireWire 400/800 + eSATA + USB interfaces. - Power supply cable is long enough. 6 foot lump-in-the-middle. 2 foot from dock to lump and 4 foot from lump to mains.