Re: rescan scsi

Dave Cinege (
Sat, 21 Jun 97 07:39:02 -0500

On Sat, 21 Jun 1997 11:10:04 +0200 (MET DST), Rogier Wolff wrote:

> ;The Doctor What wrote:
>> I have a question....why do people say NOT to add scsi devices on the
>> fly to a system? I thought that was (inpart) the point of SCSI?
>> The only things I can think of is:
>> 1) The device generates a "startup" message that does evil things to
>> the SCSI card. (Which doesn't make sense, since I always turn off
>> external scsi devices if I'm not using them for an extended period of time).
>> 2) There is a chance of an electrical discharge that frys hardware....
>You are running more than a WATT of power to the terminator.
>Disconnecting that might cause inductance to generate voltages that
>are much too high for computer components.

Uhhhhuuumm. How do pull down resistors build up are charge?

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