[CentOS] 3ware disk failure -> hang -- SCSI backplanes

Sat Jan 7 01:33:38 UTC 2006
Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com>

Les Mikesell wrote:

>The only relevant part of the backplane is that
>it uses SCA connectors which you need for hot swapping
>because they make the power and data connections happen
>in the right order.  The controller doesn't know if
>there is a backplane or just a cable.

That is my understanding as well, though I'm not a bona fide certified 
electrical engineer (don't even play one on the net).  8-)