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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (linus_at_haxx.se)
Date: 2004-07-19


Marc Tricou wrote:

> But in browser mode the disk immediately does the parking when the
> configurable spin down time is over. So how is that parking initiated then?
> Couldn't that technique not used with the off button?

That is the SLEEP command. Still, we can't send the SLEEP command in
the middle of a disk read/write operation. And on some units, we only
have a fraction of a second to do it.

Linus

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