Re: making an ide hd sleep

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Dec 07 2001 - 15:37:08 EST


> Hi, Iīd like to know if it's possible to put an ide hd to sleep after (for
> example) 15 min. idle (i donīt know if an hd under linux stays idle that
> amount of time. ). I tried mount -o noatime and hdparm -S 150 /dev/hda, but
> it seems that when it sleeps it starts working after a few seconds (when it
> sleeps!). Is there a way to have this feature under linux?

Get noflushd (see freshmeat). Its more clever than hdparm -S.

"I do not steal MS software. It is not worth it."
                                -- Pavel Kankovsky
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