[Chugalug] SATA drives. Connect power first.

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 8 16:41:10 UTC 2013


It uses SCSI serial commands, so yes the drive may not spin up without the
data cable. Some drives will because they are ATA drive controllers with a
SATA interpreter.
On Oct 8, 2013 12:15 PM, "Nick Smith" <nick at nicksmith.us> wrote:

> Either way you need both ;-)
>
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> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 11:58 AM, Unkmar <unkmar at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Granted, this probably goes without saying.  Connect the power first.
>> I discovered that connecting the power,  Nothing happens.  Then I connect
>> the data cable and then the drive spins up.
>>
>> Lucius L. Hilley III
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