Re: 2.6.18-rc2, problem to wake up spinned down drive?

From: Harald Dunkel
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 01:42:43 EST

Hi Pavel,

Pavel Machek wrote:
> How do you manage to spindown SATA disks? I tried hdparm -y, but that
> did not work iirc.
> Pavel

"hdparm -S"?

Please note that standard 3.5" disks are not made to spin
down every 5 minutes. This feature can reduce the lifespan
of your disk, AFAIK.



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