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Subject: Re[2]: Configurable disk spindown
From: Uwe Freese (
Date: 2002-08-27

Hello George,

George Styles (RipnetUK) wrote on Monday, August 26, 2002, 11:05:52 PM:

GSR> But doesnt the movement to sleep position protect the head against
GSR> mechanical shock?

That's correct, but when I browse a dir, then the hdd has the heads maybe
half the time in it's 'working position' anyway.

GSR> arent you most likely to drop the thing while getting it
GSR> out of pocket to change track?

I never drop my AJB. And... it could be configurable.

Bye, Uwe.

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