[kwlug-disc] eSATA hot pluggable on Linux?

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Tue Jun 1 19:07:22 EDT 2010


On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Lori Paniak
<ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>wrote:

> On Tue, 2010-06-01 at 15:24 +0000, bbierman wrote:
>
> > The only problem that I have encountered is not having the disk powered
> before inserting the eSATA cable and it not detecting properly.
>
> I've seen that same thing with eSATA in Windows, hence it it a feature
> and not a bug.
>

I think it is the SATA PM feature (rather, lack thereof) that is missing
here,
and causes the operating system not to do any hot pluggability.

Hope the next motherboard solves this.
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