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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SCAM Level 1, the minimum requirement for Plug and Play SCSI, provides basic functionality for auto-configuration in a non hot-plugging environment (system powered down to add a new device) and Level 2 supports hot plugging environments (dynamic device configuration).