Re: WD doesn`t use disks with Linux - was Re: Re:Western DigitalGreenPower drives and Linux
From: Pádraig Brady
Date: Fri May 16 2008 - 05:50:56 EST
I wrote a few notes about load cycles here:
It's bad that the WD GreenPower doesn't support
`hdparm -B` setting its parameters, but I found I
didn't need to tweak these anyway.
I just got the distro to write less often to the drive
with the (rel)atime mount options. With that I got an
acceptable load cycle rate.
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