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

From: Robert Hancock
Date: Sat Oct 08 2005 - 14:10:18 EST

Molle Bestefich wrote:
IDE hotswap has never worked (OOTB at least) in Linux, and based on my
experience it never will. Seems the IDE folks doesn't care a bit
about it. (No offence meant. Just keeping it real.)

If you mean IDE as in PATA, it's not supported in the kernel because PATA hardware does not generally support hotswap, the controllers and drives are not designed for it.

SATA is very different in regards to hardware capabilities and kernel support for hotswap..

Robert Hancock Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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