Re: Anybody know about nforce4 SATA II hot swapping + linux raid?

From: Andrew Walrond
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 10:53:11 EST

On Saturday 08 October 2005 16:01, Lukasz Kosewski wrote:
> I've actually been working on implementing the core set of routines
> that will allow for hot-swapping SATA drives in Linux. The core is
> not quite ready yet, but you can expect the next iteration within the
> week. Once the core is integrated, someone will have to implement
> capturing hotswap events on the nForce4 SATA controller, and using the
> core functions. I don't know how long that will take, but if the
> Linux SATA maintainer, Jeff Garzik (CCed on this email) knows how to
> do it, then it might be just a few weeks' time.

Good news! I'll be watching with great interest, and I'm sure I won't be

> That said, if you want to use this for servers you might still want to
> wait a bit before committing your resources to this :)

Yeah; I need these servers working by November, so I'll have to find another
solution for now. But perhaps the next cluster can use your work? Hope so!

Andrew Walrond
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