[Bug 59695] Re: High frequency of load/unload cycles on some hard disks may shorten lifetime
steve.langasek at canonical.com
Wed Feb 25 21:14:48 UTC 2009
On Sun, Feb 22, 2009 at 12:18:43PM -0000, Nicolò Chieffo wrote:
> Well. I think that hdparm -B 128 is a too low value... This is the
> I've set it to 200 and now I don't have an infinite number of head
> parking as before!
Because setting it to 200 is defined to not permit spin-down. It is an
implementation decision to continue to spin down when on battery, not a bug.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
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