[lkml]   [2001]   [May]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
    SubjectRe: patch to put IDE drives in sleep-mode after an halt
    "peter k." wrote:

    > > I'm not going to comment on the idea, just the implementation. Eww.
    > imho the idea is very good
    > i was already wondering why the kernel doesnt spin down the hds when i
    > shutdown...
    > and its necessary because if you want to move your box the hd heads should
    > be parked!
    > - peter k.

    Aren't all IDE drives built today auto-parking? Auto-parking became an
    inherent feature in voice coil drives (stepper-motor drives weren't
    auto-parking), and since all drives are voice coil drives, then they
    should auto-park. But i've had problems with some hard drives that were
    spinned down (when Win____ was shutdown).. if i reset the PC (instead
    of turning it off), the hard drives wouldn't come back on so i'd have to
    do a full shutdown of the machine.
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to
    More majordomo info at
    Please read the FAQ at

     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 12:53    [W:0.021 / U:6.688 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site