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SubjectRe: IDE hotplug support?
On Tue, Apr 30, 2002 at 06:22:06PM +0200, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk wrote:
>
> > I came across a nice case from procase, supporting 16 IDE drives in
> > (so-called?) hotplug frames. Problem is... How will linux trat this?
>
> Wasn't this flogged, subjected to Britney Spears, humiliated in front of
> friends and family and dragged through the streets with nigh but its
> birthday suit revealing the scurvy it contracted from spending 3
> years aboard a naval vessel recently?

Actually no. The conclusion of that thread was something like common OTS
IDE components aren't hot swappable, because even if we ignore the bus shock
problem and the controller supports proper power down, the hard disk
probabily won't.

Considering Roy is asking about specific hardware its not of much relevance
overall.
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