J. Roeleveld wrote:
> On Mon, April 16, 2012 3:47 pm, Dale wrote:
>> J. Roeleveld wrote:
>>> On Sat, April 14, 2012 4:28 pm, Florian Philipp wrote:
>>>> As we are out of rational ideas, have you tried unplugging the old
>>>> You don't need it for booting at the moment, right? AS SATA is
>>>> hot-plugin capable, you can re-insert it later.
>>> Be careful here, not all SATA-controllers/ports on mainboards are
>>> capable. I have a mainboard that becomes really unstable when I try to
>>> hot(un)plug a harddisk.
>>> It runs perfectly fine as long as I switch the computer off before
>>> swapping harddrives.
>> According to the manual, mine is. Given my luck, I don't want to try
>> it. ;-)
> If the manual says it is, then probably it will be.
> I have 2 mainboards I tried it with that don't mention either way for
> hotswap in the manuals.
> One gets unstable, the other works perfectly.
> The last mainboard I bought actually has an option in the BIOS where I can
> specify per SATA-port which are to support hotswap or not
I need to look again. Now that I think about it, I think only a couple
of mine support it. I just plan to cut mine off and be safe, unless the
house is on fire. lol
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