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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] SCSI and FireWire: fix/add START STOP UNIT for SBP-2 disks
Tino Keitel wrote:
> Now I need to figure out how to get the Firewire disk to spin down
> using HAL. It looks like HAL just uses /usr/bin/eject, which just sends
> a START STOP UNIT command without power conditions set, so the kernel
> can't do anything here.

What if you teach hal to unbind sd from the respective scsi_device?
"echo -n 123:0:0:0 > /sys/bus/scsi/drivers/sd/unbind" is a manual way to
do it. And the "bind" file does the reverse.

Or replace /usr/bin/eject by a shell script of yours which calls
sg_start when you need it to...
Stefan Richter
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