Re: DE and hot-swap disk caddies

Benjamin LaHaise (
Wed, 27 Mar 2002 19:31:26 -0500

On Wed, Mar 27, 2002 at 04:23:34PM -0800, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> There was one company how got it correct, but I do not know if they are
> still around. The solution is not CHEAP, it requires total HOST vender
> unique callers and special state diagrams. Also this was a true
> Master/Slave pair solution, the hook was it broke the timing skews on the
> buss. Thus Ultra33 or mode 2 as the limit.

What about the hot swap bays I've picked up that properly handle power
up/down? If that is the only device on the bus and the interface is
properly tristated, what prevents hot swap?


"A man with a bass just walked in,
 and he's putting it down
 on the floor."
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at