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Re: [ProgSoc] hotswapping IDE drives
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, vik wrote:
> However, the controller is just an old run-of-the-mill motherboard based
> non-RAID controller. supposing the drive was unmounted, would anything
> blow up if it was swapped while the 'puter was running?
I've tried it off my motherboard IDE with my non-boot drive, after
unmounting the device etc, and I successfully plugged in the new one but I
couldn't get it to mount. Oh well, I thought, I'll have to restart OSX.
With your OS YMMV.
Anyway then I touched something wrong and the machine went catatonic (the
sound buffer went into a loop, everything froze). All was well after a
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