[ltp] SATA harddisk in ThinkPad T42

Helen Borrie linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Wed, 23 Jun 2010 17:05:48 +1200

>On Tue, 22 Jun 2010, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
>> But then altough I do not use the DVD/CDRW drive that often, I bet hot 
>> plugging that ultrabay harddisk might pose a problem. Any experiences?

At 02:07 PM 23/06/2010, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

>It just works.  Hot*un*plugging can be much nicer (and safer for your data
>and disk heads) with some udev help, look for info in thinkwiki.

Is hot-unplugging the HDD in the ultrabay also recommended for the T60?  I'm always very conservative about mine - shutting right down to Poweroff when swapping the HDD for the optical drive and vice versa.  Am I actually not doing the HDD a favour here, then?