Samsung M3 Portable (Hard Drive, 1TB, External, USB)

DVD / CD / HD Harddisk, Samsung, USB

Samsung M3 Portable (Hard Drive, 1TB, External, USB)
Linux compatibility:
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Samsung M3 Portable 
Minimum: $ 49.75 
Maximum: $ 64.74  
Updated: 07/06/2016 01:17

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Samsung M3 Portable is an external 1TB hard drive for USB. It has the USB ID 04e8:61b6

Bus 002 Device 006: ID 04e8:61b6 Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd M3 Portable Hard Drive 1TB

and is automatically recognized and fully supported by the Linux kernel:

usb 2-1.4.1: new high-speed USB device number 6 using ehci-pci
usb 2-1.4.1: New USB device found, idVendor=04e8, idProduct=61b6
usb 2-1.4.1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
usb 2-1.4.1: Product: Samsung M3 Portable
usb 2-1.4.1: Manufacturer: Samsung M3 Portable
usb 2-1.4.1: SerialNumber: CC477DExxxxxxx
usb-storage 2-1.4.1:1.0: USB Mass Storage device detected
scsi host7: usb-storage 2-1.4.1:1.0
scsi 7:0:0:0: Direct-Access     Samsung  M3 Portable      1301 PQ: 0 ANSI: 6
sd 7:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg4 type 0
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] Write Protect is off
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] Mode Sense: 33 00 00 08
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] No Caching mode page found
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] Assuming drive cache: write through
 sdd: sdd1
sd 7:0:0:0: [sdd] Attached SCSI disk

Identified Hardware Configurations (4 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
blackPanther OS v16.2SE (Silent Killer) 4.9.20-server-1bP - 25/09/2017
blackPanther OS v16.2SE (Silent Killer) 4.9.20-desktop-pae-1bP - 17/07/2017
Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS 3.19.0-70-generic - 04/10/2016
Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 3.19.0-32-generic - 26/03/2016

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