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Subject: Re: Turning off while HD spins

Re: Turning off while HD spins

From: Björn Stenberg <>
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.

Received on 2003-03-14

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