[CentOS] e-sata

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sun Jan 25 22:35:44 UTC 2009

Marko A. Jennings wrote:
> 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.

speed is identical, signalling wise, its SATA-2 (3Gbps)

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