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Subject: Re: spin down in linux

Re: spin down in linux

From: Peter Grecian <>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 11:01:24 +0100

Me too - if the usb cable is plugged in then the disk spins up.
The umount will do a sync to the disk so it is save to remove,
but I too would like to know how to make the disk spin down.

Christopher Moore wrote:

>When connected my jbr in linux, I can't get the drive to spin down even
>after unmounting. Am I alone? How do the windows drivers force the drive
>to spin down when you "safely remove" the drive?

        Peter Grecian ¦
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Received on 2004-06-10

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