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Subject: Re: what happened to the fast startup from flash?
From: Björn Stenberg (bjorn_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-03-08


Henrik Backe wrote:
> I experience the spindown thingy. If I revert to 1.105 of ata.c
> the spindown dissapears and the bootup times are decent again.

Well hunted. It seems like setting the standby timeout to 0 (disabled) is interpreted by some drives as "standy immediate", which spins down the disk.

Linus, what was the problem with leaving standby on the powerup default value?

-- 
Björn
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