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Subject: Re: intelligent shutdown?

Re: intelligent shutdown?

From: Andreas Stemmer <>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 00:05:46 +0200 (MEST)

Marc Tricou wrote:
> Wouldn't it be possible to force this grrrt when the off button comes down
> (on keydown, know what i mean?) so that the disk is in _any_ case ready to
> shut off without wine?

Hm... perhaps not a bad idea. We have perhaps one second from the button
press to the shutoff. Has anybody tried if the parking mechanism of the
heads is fast enough to do it in this short time? I guess a parking command
each time the disk is spinning and the off button is pressed wouldn't hurt
(the disk as well as usability).


Received on 2004-07-19

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