[kwlug-disc] eSATA hot pluggable on Linux?
opengeometry at yahoo.ca
Tue Jun 1 19:47:10 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 11:13:51AM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> So here is the situation.
> I managed to get offsite backups back after a long hiatus.
> The short version: a disk drive dock that accepts 2.5" or 3.5" disks
> does the trick. It comes with a SATA and USB connection.
> The USB version works fine. The SATA part does not work.
> Details here
> Anyone had experience with eSATA and is it hotpluggable under Linux?
> Do you need certain BIOS features for this?
I use SATA harddisk tray for backup. It's installed in 5.25" slot, and
connected directly to internal SATA connector. And, I can insert,
mount, umount, and remove hardisk. But, this may be just a feature of
NVIDIA chipset on motherboard.
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