Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: spin down in linux
Re: spin down in linux
From: Björn Stenberg <bjorn_at_haxx.se>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2004 15:34:06 +0200
Joseph Jones wrote:
> Is this down to the backwards way that USB support is implemented?
It's not particularly backwards implemented, afaik. The USB specification defines SCSI as the transfer protocol, it is not an implementation issue.
> Windows can spin down a drive but Linux can't because SCSI doesn't
> support it?
SCSI supports it, but not with hdparm since it's for ATA disks. Check out the 'scsi-spin' utility.
-- Björn _______________________________________________ http://cool.haxx.se/mailman/listinfo/rockboxReceived on 2004-06-10