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squircle

join:2009-06-23
Oakville, ON
reply to aurgathor

Re: Linux box crashes when plugging in SATA drive

Well hot-plugging has worked reliably on this system since I bought it, so I'm inquiring about the sudden loss of this ability. I never experienced a single hot-plugging problem before a couple of weeks ago, so I'm wondering why problems would've suddenly started.


aurgathor

join:2002-12-01
Lynnwood, WA
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There are so many things that can go wrong during hot-plugging -- starting at the physical level -- that I won't even bother to go into details.

There is a very good reason why hot-plug trays and enclosures were invented.

BTW, until last week, I had no problem with hot-plugging a debug connector to the device I work on, but then one time I managed to burn up both male and female connectors -- several neighboring traces disappeared without a trace....
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