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Re: [vox-tech] zip drive and USB questions
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Re: [vox-tech] zip drive and USB questions



Oh.  Yeah, I've had no problems.  I've had problems with some serial
devices locking up Windows but never with parallel and under Linux.

On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, William Kendrick wrote:

> > > 1. are parallel port zip drive hot-swappable?
> > 
> > You use it like a CDROM (pop it in, mount it).  Unmounting auto-ejects the
> > disk.
> 
> I _think_ he meant the device itself (ie, the zip drive), not the disks.
> I've hot-swapped, but I live dangerously.  I think it's commonly warned
> to turn power off before connecting / disconnecting parallel (and even
> serial and PS/2) devices...
> 
> I hate computers. :)
> 
> -bill!

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