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Old 10-28-2007, 10:08 PM   #19
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I was gasping when my friend blithely plugged and unplugged SCSI devices without turning off the computer. (I never did that in my life!) He said there was no problem, but then you did need to alert the Mac to the change via SCSI Probe, which is still on all my older Macs.
I hook up and unhook SCSI devices (or turn them on and off) to the PC without turning it off. If the PC doesn't "see" a new SCSI device, I just have to go into device manager and refresh.

I figure the worst that can happen is that the OS will become unstable and require a reboot, but that doesn't seem to happen.

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