What is the "better / best " method to multi-boot different OSes natively WITHOUT VirtualBox(es) ?

Ralf Mardorf ralf-mardorf at riseup.net
Sun Oct 25 12:54:59 UTC 2020

On Sun, 25 Oct 2020 07:51:12 -0400, Robert Huff wrote:
>Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf at riseup.net> writes:
>Steve O'Hara-Smith wrote:
>>   >bot swap drive bay  
>>   A hot swap drive bay inherits the risk of a damage by static
>>   electricity when changing drives.  
>	1) A quality product should minimize that risk.

This is less related to the used hot swap drive bay or disk, it's
depends more on the clothes or flooring. IMO we shouldn't wear
an antistatic wrist strap, unless the used gear is connected by galvanic
isolation. I don't have my computer gear connected by isolating
transformers and I don't trust fault current circuit breakers, so IMO
wearing an antistatic wrist strap is not without a risk, let alone that
it is annoying to put on an antistatic wrist strap, just to replace a

>	2) I have been using an external hot swap drive as backup for
>over a decade.  _Never_ had problems I could reasonably attribute
>to static discharge.

Actually static discharge never caused an issue for me, without ever
wearing an antistatic wrist strap and apart from this I always had good
luck with very good operating fault current circuit breakers.

Nevertheless, you never know.

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