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Thread: PICList.com up after Hard Drive reformat
face BY : David VanHorn email (remove spam text)

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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