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Power and Detection of HDD

By Janes
Jul 23, 2007
  1. Hi!

    I set my backup server the other day, it works like this.

    Using a Batch File it copies all the folders to be backuped from my file server onto 2 seperate 160 Gig HDD's in removable Racks.

    BUT!

    I need a way to switch the hdd's on and off.
    The problem I am having is when I turn the key on the rack itself the hdd doesnt really switch off. So I need to make this hot-swappable or something like this.

    I dont know if this is possible, any advice...?
     
  2. Janes

    Janes TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 63

    Anybody? Help please! I am Really stuck!
     
  3. Janes

    Janes TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 63

    no help from you guys, so I found a work around!
    Thank you SOOO mch for the advice!
     
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Did the work around continue to work?
    Why did you need to stop their spinning?
     
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