Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Turning off while HD spins
Re: Turning off while HD spins
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 18:34:40 +0100
Joris van den Heuvel wrote:
> I've noticed just now that if you turn off the AJBR while the HD is
> spinning, it makes that screaming sound that Hitachi warned about. It could
> damage the drive if done repeatedly. It there anything to prevent this?
Yes. Don't turn off the unit while the HD is spinning... :-)
Seriously, there is not much we can do. The power-off is totally handled in hardware.
-- BjörnReceived on 2003-03-14