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SubjectRe: [git patches] libata hibernation fixes
Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Pavel Machek wrote:
>> (Is park command normally supported on modern disks? IIRC hdaps people
>> had issues with not all disks supporting it?)
>
> The modern version of parking is called "idle immediate". It may be that
> only laptop drives support the "unload" part. But it's definitely not an
> ancient and deprecated thing (although calling it "parking" is apparently
> old-fashioned :)

I'm afraid trying to use that new extension during shutdown would cause
far more trouble which would require extensive black/white list at the
end. For hdaps, it's okay as the laptops w/ those sensors are supposed
to have matching hard drive but using it on generic machines doesn't
sound like a sane idea.

Thanks.

--
tejun


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