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Re: [SLE] unplugging USB hard disks
  • From: Bryan Tyson <bryantyson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 22:21:51 -0400
  • Message-id: <200510282221.51336.bryantyson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 28 October 2005 17:01, Kevanf1 wrote:

> I know that you
> couldn't simply unplug old style serial or parallel port drives etc
> because of the risk of burning the port out, this shouldn't happen
> with USB.  Should it?

No, the automounting is in sync mode so you should be able to unplug any
time there is no activity. I have never heard of a usb port "burning
out."

Bryan

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