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Subject: RE: Re: Re: hard disk spin up

RE: Re: Re: hard disk spin up

From: Nielsen Linus (ext) <"Nielsen>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 14:26:12 +0200

> > Actually. there is no "spin up/down" command to the hard
> > drive. All we do is
> > to try to get some data from it, and it automatically spins
> > up. And then we
> > can't communicate with the drive until the disk access is finished.
> I guess that kind of thwarts my plan a bit then :(

Yeah, I guess so. And i think it's likely that the hard drive logic actually
does a similar thing when it spins up the drive.

Received on 2002-07-26

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