[geeks] WTB: FH 5.25" SCSI-1 enclosure
geeks at sunhelp.org
Sun Nov 25 07:17:16 CST 2001
On Sunday 25 November 2001 05:26, you wrote:
> Hrm, wonder if its okay for me to just turn off this drive when I'm
> not using it (its the only thing on the external scsi bus).
In practice ... Yes. Before Compaq got sticky about our maintenance
contracts, I used to routinely switch off an external DAT drive, swap a
replacement in, and turn it back on without powering down the system.
Wouldn't try it on a bus with lots of active devices on it though.
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