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Subject: Re: Turning off while HD spins

Re: Turning off while HD spins

From: Chris Holt <amiga2k_at_cox.net>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 20:08:49 -0500

On Fri, 14 Mar 2003 22:46:44 +0100, Joris van den Heuvel wrote:
>>Seriously, there is not much we can do. The power-off is totally
>>handled in
>>hardware.
>
>I know that, but we can detect a keypress of the OFF-key, don't we?
Let's
>say spindown/powerdown the HD when the OFF-key is held down about half
>the
>time it takes to do a complete HW power-down.
>
>
>Joris.
>

This all begs the question for me of why a HDD would EVER make a
screaming noise. A low whine, sure, but screaming or screeching???
Received on 2003-03-15

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