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'''Firewire''' is the popular name is hardware using the '''IEEE1394''' standard for connecting to a host system.  Much like [[USB]], Firewire is commonly used to attach storage devices and other external media.  Firewire connectivity is available for a large variety of systems, and is frequently included by default in many [[Sun Microsystems]] and [[Apple]] workstation computers.   
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'''Firewire''' is the popular name of hardware using the '''IEEE1394''' standard for connecting to a host system.  Much like [[USB]], Firewire is commonly used to attach storage devices and other external media.  Firewire connectivity is available for a large variety of systems, and is frequently included by default in many [[Sun Microsystems]] and [[Apple]] workstation computers.   
  
 
Some recent controversy centered around the development of a tool, [http://www.storm.net.nz/projects/16 here] which is capable of dumping a system's memory via a firewire port.   
 
Some recent controversy centered around the development of a tool, [http://www.storm.net.nz/projects/16 here] which is capable of dumping a system's memory via a firewire port.   

Revision as of 16:45, 19 April 2008

Firewire is the popular name of hardware using the IEEE1394 standard for connecting to a host system. Much like USB, Firewire is commonly used to attach storage devices and other external media. Firewire connectivity is available for a large variety of systems, and is frequently included by default in many Sun Microsystems and Apple workstation computers.

Some recent controversy centered around the development of a tool, here which is capable of dumping a system's memory via a firewire port.

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