[CentOS] e-sata

Marko A. Jennings markobiz at bluegargoyle.com
Sun Jan 25 22:14:16 UTC 2009


On Sun, January 25, 2009 5:02 pm, centos at 911networks.com wrote:
> Does anybody has any experience with e-sata on CentOS5.2?
>
> - How fast is it? Same as an internal sata?
> - Does it support sata-2?
> - Does it "hot-plug" like a USB?

I use one ExpressCard eSATA II controller with a laptop under CentOS 5. 
The controller requires reboot in order to be recognized (at least I don't
know a way to make it work any other way), but the disks are hot-pluggable
just like with USB.  No idea how the speed compares to internal SATA.

Marko


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