Hot Swapping SATA drive?
Ronald F. Guilmette
rfg at tristatelogic.com
Sat May 18 20:03:42 UTC 2013
In message <519794E9.6080500 at sneakertech.com>,
Quartz <quartz at sneakertech.com> wrote:
>> 3) Assuming that I want to do this stuff, what BIOS options should I
>> be setting or unsetting on the motherboard?
>You need the sata ports running in straight up pure ahci mode (as
>opposed to "IDE mode" or "compatible" or something that emulates old
OK. Thanks Quartz,. I'll make it a point to check for that.
>Be aware that Windows up through XP doesn't support ...
No worries. The system in question is only running FreeBSD. Someday
soon it may be running debian, but *never* will it be running windoze.
>You'll also almost certainly want to disable any motherboard-based raid
>options too, as they tend to be complete crap.
OK. I never use RAID in any form anyway, so it probably is already
disabled, but I'll make a point to double check.
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