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Re: Hot plugging of SATA disks doesn't seem to work under NetBSD-4.x?
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 01:12:34PM +1000, Daniel Carosone wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 01:59:45PM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
> > 1. Are SATA drives supposed to be hot pluggable from a software
> > perspective, as SCSI disks are?
> Many (but not all) SATA controllers support hot-swap, and most drives.
Yes, and the physical and electrical layers are designed to make this
safe. You're not going to blow up your SATA drive by hot plugging it,
though the software may not appreciate what you did.
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