As mentioned in my earlier review, the USB3 port works seamlessly in GNU/Linux, with hotplugging of both the USB device and the card itself. It turns out that the card eats up 1.5W of power, even when completely idle. If your laptop already eats up 20W, it's probably not a big concern but with my ultralight thinkpad, it means that I can't keep the card ... Read more
I plugged it into my laptop then plugged my new USB3 external drive and there it was. Unplugging and replugging also seemed to work just fine. The drive was happy to pull all its power from the single USB3 connector even without using the extra power cable that comes with the card. None so far, but I only just opened and tried it. I have not yet tried ... Read more
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