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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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The Express5800/180Rb-7 combines performance with high-availability features, including 2 internal hot-swap hard-disk drives, 10 hot-plug PCI slots, redundant hot-swap power supplies, and redundant hot-swap cooling fans.