On 12 October 2010 15:30, Alejandro Imass <a...@p2ee.org> wrote: > On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Ivan Voras <ivo...@freebsd.org> wrote: >> On 10/11/10 21:22, Alejandro Imass wrote: >> >>> 1) Would damage to the 2 disks cause damae on the other 2? >> >> Not likely but in your situation it might damage the controller, in which >> nothing you do to the drives will help. In the worst case, the controller >> then might in turn damage the drives. >> > > I was under the impression that SATA was not that sensible to hot > unplugging, in fact I thought that SATA supports hot pluging, so by > yanking the wires out it should not have damaged the disks or the > controller IMO. But you might be correct because I use only cheap HW > ;-)
The SATA standard does support hot-plugging but it's optional if the hardware (controllers and the drives) support it or not. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"