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SubjectRe: Weird hard disk noise on shutdown (bug #7674)
Did anything ever come of this?  We still have users complaining about 
this. Does this patch resolve the issue? I can't seem to load it up
right now; the site says it is down for maintenance.

Francesco Pretto wrote:
> 2007/2/22, Robert Hancock <>:
>> I believe it runs on suspend, but we don't run that code on normal
>> shutdown, do we?
>> Tejun Heo had a patch for sd that could (optionally) trigger a START
>> STOP UNIT command to spin the disk down after synchronizing the cache
>> before shutdown, but I haven't heard anything of it lately..
> Was this?
> Not ready for inclusion yet? Tomorrow i'll give it a try, hoping it
> will apply to my conf. My actually shutdown procedure is to reboot on
> windows Xp and shutdown from there: i'm starting to become
> frustrated...

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