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French term or phrase:à chaud
English translation:hot swap
Entered by: bharg
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03:42 Jul 25, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: à chaud
Logiciel permettant de gérer "à chaud" le remplacement ou l'ajout de nouvelles cartes processeurs
bharg
India
Local time: 04:42
hot swap
Explanation:
hot swap (or hot-swap)


A hot swap is the replacement of a hard drive, CD-ROM drive, power supply, or other device with a similar device while the computer system using it remains in operation. The replacement can be because of a device failure or, for storage devices, to substitute other data.

Hot swapping works by providing a rack or enclosure for the device that provides an appearance to the computer's bus or I/O controller that the device is still there while it's being removed and replaced with another device. A hot swap arrangement is sometimes provided where multiple devices are shared on a local area network. Hot swap arrangements are sold for both SCSI and IDE hard drives. Hot swap versions of a redundant array of independent devices (RAID) are also available.

(http://www.whatis.com/hotswap.htm)

HOT SWAP : il offre la possibilité de débrancher un périphérique externe à chaud sans rien éteindre.
(http://www.conector.fr/html/glossaire_technique.html)
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Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 00:12
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You are right. Thanks a lot.
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Summary of answers provided
nasee belowTelesforo Fernandez
nahot swap
Brigitte Gendebien
na(further; see below)Heathcliff
naHot-pluggingHeathcliff


  

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24 mins
Hot-plugging


Explanation:
This term is a true piece of computer jargon. What it means is that you can connect a peripheral device (printer, mouse, keyboard, etc.) to the computer, or install a printed-circuit board in it, without first having to turn off the system or shut it down. Loosely, "The software allows additional or replacement PC boards to be hot-plugged..." NOTE: Although "carte processeur" is literally "processor board," the standard English term is "printed-circuit (PC) board," with the presence of a microprocessor chip being implicitly understood. (If a PC board is the one that carries a computer's CPU [central processing unit] chip, and to which other PC boards are connected, you can properly refer to it as the "motherboard.") -- Hope this helps!

Heathcliff
United States
Local time: 15:12
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1 hr
(further; see below)


Explanation:
In the specific instance of the removal of one board and the insertion of another, the term "hot-swap" ("hot-swapping," etc.) is also common.

Heathcliff
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2 hrs
hot swap


Explanation:
hot swap (or hot-swap)


A hot swap is the replacement of a hard drive, CD-ROM drive, power supply, or other device with a similar device while the computer system using it remains in operation. The replacement can be because of a device failure or, for storage devices, to substitute other data.

Hot swapping works by providing a rack or enclosure for the device that provides an appearance to the computer's bus or I/O controller that the device is still there while it's being removed and replaced with another device. A hot swap arrangement is sometimes provided where multiple devices are shared on a local area network. Hot swap arrangements are sold for both SCSI and IDE hard drives. Hot swap versions of a redundant array of independent devices (RAID) are also available.

(http://www.whatis.com/hotswap.htm)

HOT SWAP : il offre la possibilité de débrancher un périphérique externe à chaud sans rien éteindre.
(http://www.conector.fr/html/glossaire_technique.html)


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Brigitte Gendebien
Belgium
Local time: 00:12
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 192
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You are right. Thanks a lot.
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3 hrs
see below


Explanation:
I fully second the explanation given by Gendebien.She ahs given a very good explanation.

Telesforo Fernandez
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