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SubjectRe: IBM HDAPS things are looking up (was: Re: [Hdaps-devel] Re: [ltp] IBM HDAPS Someone interested? (Accelerometer))
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Hi,

Jens Axboe wrote:

> It isn't too pretty to rely on such unreliable timing anyways. I'm
> not too crazy about spinning the disk down either, it's useless wear
> compared to just parking the head.

Fully agreed, and that's the approach the IBM Windows driver seems to
take - you just hear the disk park its head when the sensor kicks in
(you can hear it) - the disk does not spin down when this happens.

Could this be some reserved ATA command that only works with certain#
drives?

Bye,
LenZ
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