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Subject: RE: Re: Re: hard disk spin up
From: Nielsen Linus (ext) (
Date: 2002-07-26

> > 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.


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