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Subject: Re: hard disk spin up
From: George Styles (
Date: 2002-07-26

The way I read the original message was to tell it to spin up, wait a short
while, then tell it to spin down, and then up and down, in a kind of 25%
duty cycle type situation, until it had gained enought momentium to be

dont know what benefit it would have tho :)


----- Original Message -----
From: "Nielsen Linus (ext)" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, July 26, 2002 12:34 PM
Subject: RE: hard disk spin up

> > I'm thinking we could do a
> > PWM style spin up where we ask for data then sleep repeatedly for a
> > decreasing amount of time until the disk is spinning fast enough.
> We have no control whatsoever of the disk rotation. It is the hard disk
> itself that does that. We can only tell to spin up and down.
> /Linus

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