Re: rescan scsi

Peter Svensson (
Sat, 21 Jun 1997 18:47:46 +0200 (MET DST)

On Sat, 21 Jun 1997, Rogier Wolff wrote:

> In practise you can hot-swap SCSI devices with just a small chance of
> blowing up stuff. At the company a friend works for, they fried an
> SGI's scsi bus, external CDROM drive, and the internal DAT drive by
> hotswapping the CDROM. I occasionally hot swap my equipment too.
> It usually survives.... :-)

The most common problem I have heard of is blowing the termination fuse,
at least on suns. I think modern scsi-designs usually have self-resetting
fuses (don't quote me on that though).