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SubjectRe: Suspend support for IDE
Alan Cox wrote:
> Also there is the some fun about buggy drives and power up happenings. On no
> account can you issue any command that might touch the platter unless you
> know the drive is at full running speed when spinning up certain old drives
> because the firmware in some cases forgets to check the drive is at speed
> and you physically destroy the disk over time. Thankfully thats old old
> drives (540Mb quantum if I remember rightly)

That could be 1.6G or 2.5G WD drives. AC31600, AC32500.


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