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authorBartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>2009-01-06 16:21:00 (GMT)
committerBartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>2009-01-06 16:21:00 (GMT)
commit02c84bde234eee4f2089ac3587d138607aaec777 (patch)
tree468724d1f5ca42627465fbe354c274b8a13a61e0 /Documentation/ide
parente630fcbe9399e0cfec097f516b758680f2b2bdaa (diff)
ide: update warm-plug HOWTO
Reported-by: Bruno Prémont <bonbons@linux-vserver.org> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com>
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diff --git a/Documentation/ide/warm-plug-howto.txt b/Documentation/ide/warm-plug-howto.txt
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--- a/Documentation/ide/warm-plug-howto.txt
+++ b/Documentation/ide/warm-plug-howto.txt
@@ -11,3 +11,8 @@ unplug old device(s) and plug new device(s)
# echo -n "1" > /sys/class/ide_port/idex/scan
done
+
+NOTE: please make sure that partitions are unmounted and that there are
+no other active references to devices before doing "delete_devices" step,
+also do not attempt "scan" step on devices currently in use -- otherwise
+results may be unpredictable and lead to data loss if you're unlucky

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