Quoting Paul Jakma (paul at clubi.ie):
> So why use tapes anymore (if cost is a factor)?
Umm... because cost _is_ a factor?
Because you're not likely to find hot-swap ATA hard drives that actually
work, and work in Linux (as ATA was never designed to support that
functionality, and somebody's kludge du jour is rather unlikely to have
Because by the time you piggyback ATA hard drives onto an interface that
_could_ conceivably reliably do Linux hot-swap (IEEE 1394, Compact PCI,
HotPlug PCI) with the experimental http://linux-hotplug.sourceforge.net/
code, it's no longer inexpensive?
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