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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 plug detect: check hot plug voltage from connected sink (e.g.
Host Offloading, Frame Tag Support, Jumbo Frame Support, Intelligent Interrupt Management, Address Matching/Filtering and Flow Control, Hot plug capability, Fault Tolerance, Load Balancing
For example, IBM's OnForever initiative, will extend within the next three years hot plug capabilities to memory and microprocessors.
The RAIDstack subsystem starts with a base unit containing two Hot Plug power supply modules and two Hot Plug drive modules.
The connectors are hot plug rated up to 700 A in-rush current at 400 V and shield the user from arc flash during un-mating.
* Hot plug server and I/O modules at commodity prices
Hot plug and safety shroud options minimize risk of contact with high voltage circuits.
UnixWare also supports hot plug CPU, hot plug PCI, and hot add memory, which OpenServer most definitely does not.
In addition to PCI Express, the ISL6161 is also well suited for general power distribution control and other Hot-Swap and Hot Plug applications.
Features of the new models include 42-bit colour depth standard, LED indirect exposure, 'Hot Plug 'n' Play', variable refraction optical system and Simple and Advanced mode driver interface.
It also has a full fail-safe receiver, current limiting and thermal shutdown for driver overload protection, and hot plug transmitter and receiver outputs.