Hot Swapping SATA drive?
jerry at seibercom.net
Sat May 18 17:09:12 UTC 2013
On Sat, 18 May 2013 10:49:13 -0400
> You need the sata ports running in straight up pure ahci mode (as
> opposed to "IDE mode" or "compatible" or something that emulates old
> style parallel-ata). Be aware that Windows up through XP doesn't
> support ahci, so if you're dual booting an old system you'll have
> problems. You'll also almost certainly want to disable any
> motherboard-based raid options too, as they tend to be complete crap.
There is a huge amount of information via a quick Google search that
would seem to contradict your statements regarding WinXP and AHCI.
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