Re: Does Linux support powering down SATA drives?

From: Rogério Brito
Date: Sat Nov 19 2005 - 20:54:31 EST

On Nov 19 2005, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sad, 2005-11-19 at 09:41 -0800, Marc Perkel wrote:
> > Trying to save power consumption.
> SATA not yet, USB you could however.

And what about Firewire? I see that MacOS X automatically spins down the
drive when I unmount it from a Mac.

Would it be possible to have this feature available for userspace (where
I would think would be the proper place for the policy controlling this

Thanks for any comments, Rogério Brito.

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