Re: DE and hot-swap disk caddies

Jos Hulzink (
Thu, 28 Mar 2002 10:33:57 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Benjamin LaHaise wrote:

> 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?
The fact it MIGHT work. I don't want to have to do anything with an OS
that tells me:

It might now be safe to unplug your IDE device and if you are lucky your
mainboard and drive are still alive.

When you need hotplug capability buy decent hardware.


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