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Subject: Re: spin down in linux
From: sophana (jobarjo78_at_yahoo.fr)
>maybe, "hdparm" is your friend here ?
>Force an IDE drive to immediately enter the low power consumption standby mode, usually causing it to spin down. The current power
>mode status can be checked using the -C flag.
>Force an IDE drive to immediately enter the lowest power consumption sleep mode, causing it to shut down completely. A hard or soft
>reset is required before the drive can be accessed again (the Linux IDE driver will automatically handle issuing a reset if/when
>needed). The current power mode status can be checked using the -C flag.
do you think hdparm will work on an usb drive?
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