Re: IDE freeze for seconds

Alan Cox (
Tue, 1 Dec 1998 20:08:29 +0000 (GMT)

> > needs almost 8 seconds to spin up. It is configured as slave,
> > and if the master (a faster Seagate) would have to wait this
> > time, it would be a serious drawback,
> the best thing is to disable spindown, especially if you like to keep your
> disks a bit longer....

Which do you want to keep longer, your disks or your planet ?

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