PICList.com up after Hard Drive reformat
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At 09:21 PM 2/13/01 -0600, Mitch Miller wrote:
>That's not entirely true ... while the SCSI protocol may allow drives to
>come and go, you still have to consider the electrical interface. You can't
>(practically speaking) just open your case and pull the cable from a drive.
>Most hot-swapping drive bays connect the power (at least the GND) lead prior
>to the signals. I believe PCMCIA and CARDBUS cards do the same.
Totally a mechanical issue.
What's so hard about a drive bay that jacks out the SCSI connector before
the power connector begins to break?
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