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SubjectRe: Notebook disk spindown
On Sat, 9 Sep 2000 rob@mur.org.uk wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 09, 2000 at 03:25:35PM +0200, Tim Brunne wrote:
> > Thanks for this patch. But why hasn't it been included into
> > the kernel earlier? Wouldn't be a combination of yours and my
> > patch be the proper way? As far as I understand you switch
> > off automatic buffer flushing completely, but it should be done
> > every interval of time the administrator want's it. Why do
> > you think that raising the upper limits of the kernel variables
> > is not suitable?
> >
> Would it be possible to detect when the disk spins up, and do the flush then?


Yes if you had a continuious polling of power status wrt standby.

Andre Hedrick
The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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