can firewire drives chain together?

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  1. RedZ71

    RedZ71 Large Marge sent me.

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    i just picked up a firewire drive, and it has 2 ports on the back; i assume one could be used as a passthru?

    if so, how many firewire drives can be chained together on a single controller, and still expect good performance?
     
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    yes.

    Edit: The daisy chain limit is 16 I believe. There is also a 63 device per computer limit in the 1394 standard.
     

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