On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Rick Moen wrote:
> 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
> kernel support)?
>> 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?
So your point is that Linux is crap at hot-swap ? Unlike most modern
OS [pl.] ?
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month of August. What the two have in common is beyond me, but Linux users seem
to use the two words together. (Seen on c.o.l.misc)
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