SATA hotswap / hotplug

Markku Kolkka markkuk at
Thu Jul 17 18:06:34 UTC 2008

Christopher Mocock kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika torstai, 
17. heinäkuuta 2008):
> Well spotted, I saw this bit of the same page...
> ... and it says:
> Driver name: sata_mv
> Summary: Similar to ServerWorks "frodo": per-device queues,
> full SATA control including hotplug.
> So I'm a little bit puzzled. Unless it means hotplugging the
> card itself?!?

It means that the controller _hardware_ has the necessary 
features for hotplug support. The driver/feature matrix shows 
that the current version of sata_mv driver doesn't support 
hotplugging (but it may be added in future).

 Markku Kolkka
 markku.kolkka at

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