hot swapping


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hot swapping

(hardware)
The connection and disconnection of peripherals or other components without interrupting system operation. This facility may have design implications for both hardware and software.

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Hot swapping -- switching from software simulation to accelerated simulation and emulation -- gives designers the flexibility to debug their designs in a familiar software debugging environment while taking advantage of acceleration and emulation performance.
1 compliant hot swapping of I/O, a hot swap cooling system, AC or DC power supplies, and regular PICMG 2.
MCG and Lynx are showing the first real-time system to implement hot swapping and switchover of CompactPCI Processor cards.
Motorola Computer Group and Lynx are proud to be showing the first real-time system to implement Hot Swapping and failover of CompactPCI Processor cards.
A leader in this technology, KSA has produced an innovative solution for CompactPCI in the form of computer models, electronic circuitry and software that enable hot swapping.
Hot swapping enables users to quickly and conveniently exchange multiple devices without having to shut the system down.
These HotSwitch products are targeted for hot docking laptops to docking stations, hot insertion/removal of cards in portable equipment and for hot swapping in fault-tolerant systems.