Status of ESATA in F13 ?

Tim ignored_mailbox at
Tue Aug 17 01:28:44 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-16 at 09:01 -0700, JD wrote:
> The sata ports on a motherboard are no different.

Not always correct.  Internal ports will not be expected to have to deal
with hotplugging, and may not support it.  (You've heard of
manufacturers cutting corners, and not adhering to specifications,
before?)  The host has to support it.

> I am  not so sure about PATA though. I thought those have
> to be detected at boot only. Hot swapping PATA (IDE) drives
> could lock up or crash your system.

Or electrically damage it.

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