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what procedure do you guys use to dismount the drive?  the only thing i found is an app called hoswap, which dismount the drive and runs a spindown command, but when i put a different drive in, it does not auto mount, i have to use device manage and search for new devices only then it shows up.

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I don't dismount the drives in my hot swap bays; I just gently pull them out just far enough to disconnect them, wait a few seconds for them to spin down, then pull them all the way out and put them away. I have all my SATA ports set to AHCI and hot swap.
     
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I don't actually use the bays as full hot swaps as UnRAID doesn't support it. I just have the bays for convenience.
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when you reinsert a new drive do they automatically show up in  My Computer/device manager ?  cause i seen on  some youtube videos  when they insert the HDD  they get mounted automatically in My Computer

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I don't dismount the drives in my hot swap bays; I just gently pull them out just far enough to disconnect them, wait a few seconds for them to spin down, then pull them all the way out and put them away. I have all my SATA ports set to AHCI and hot swap.

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when you reinsert a new drive do they automatically show up in  My Computer/device manager ?  cause i seen on  some youtube videos  when they insert the HDD  they get mounted automatically in My Computer

Yes. I forgot to mention this is true only on the six native Intel ports and the eight ports from my LSI 9211-8i HBA card.

The two Marvel ports do not have hot swap available. I can "eject" a drive connected to a Marvel port from the tray the same as I would a USB drive but I would have to reboot the computer after reconnecting the drive to get it to show up.
Edited by Lady Fitzgerald - 2/2/16 at 12:13pm
     
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