hot-plug issue with centos4.4 and fedora 6
I encountered same hot-plug issue on Centos 4.4 (2.6.9) and Fedora 6 (2.6.18).
8 SATA drives is connected to Supermicro 8-port SATA Card. When I hot remove (yank out) any of the drive (assume drive failed) Linux does not detect the drive has been removed. If I fdisk the removed drive, Centos terminal still shows the drive's partitions whereas Fedora 6 terminal hangs.
And when I put the drive back, both Centos and Fedora do not detect the drive.
Is there a way to let linux manually check if the sata drive is hot removed and hot added?
Motherboard: Tyan S2882-D Thunder K8SD Pro
CPU: Dual core Opteron 248
MBA: Supermicro 8-port SATA (AOC-SAT2-MV8) Chipset: Marvell 88SX6081
RAM: 2x1GB registered ECC
does this quote from slackbasics.org help at all?
Thank you nadroj,
I changed the script and haven't see the difference in how the logger logs the message. But I do notice when I hot remove a drive, the kernel creats a log.
e.g. when I hot remove the 8th SATA drive, messages will log "kernel: ata8: no device found (phy stat 00000000)"
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