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Re: [vox-tech] Effective home disk backup systems
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Re: [vox-tech] Effective home disk backup systems

sure, goes without saying.  but the technology has been available for
quite a long time now, and is quite popular with the server market.

you just pay a high premium for such groovy technology...

btw, was the MS/unisys article an april fool's joke or was it real?


begin Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.com> 
> On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 02:41:50PM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > on kernel cousin i read this is something slated for linux 2.5.*.   
> > it's being worked on, but is not in the kernel as of 2.5.1.   i've had
> > *major* problems with 2.5.2, 2.5.3 and 2.5.4.  considering kernel
> > development has been so poor lately, i haven't bothered checking out
> > 2.5.5, 2.5.6 and 2.5.7, so i don't know if hotswappable ide made its way
> > into the kernel yet.
> It is good to know that this is making its way into the kernel. However,
> hardware support is required for this. Ordinary IDE hardware will die a nasty
> death if you try to hot-swap it.
> -- 
> Henry House
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