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SubjectRe: Ease of hardware configuration
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> stuff.  You can't hotplug PCI.  (Well, you can, but not if you expect it to 
> WORK. Or if you don't want to replace burned out pieces of hardware.)

You can hotplug PCI. It's called cardbus. There is also full hotplug PCI
in the -ac kernel tree for people with expensive motherboards. The kernel
handles a fair bit of it ok. Hotplugging the video console isnt a good
idea right now, and the disk drivers need work, but for basic stuff like
network cards it works out.

Alan
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