Re: Does Linux support powering down SATA drives?

From: Ondrej Zary
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 15:30:19 EST

Alistair John Strachan wrote:
My mistake, I was unaware of the difference between "Suspend" and (presumably) "Sleep". I've tried the latter without success on a Maxtor 120G here, does this work for anybody else (hdparm -Y)?

I've tried hdparm -Y - only once - the drive went to sleep mode and did not came back, I had to use reset button.

Ondrej Zary
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