How to file a bug against an unknown package? - Was: Green hard disk drives

João M. S. Silva joao.m.santos.silva at
Thu Aug 13 13:12:23 UTC 2015

I'm not sure if I understood your issue correctly, but I also have a 
server with a mechanical disk which periodically spins, don't know why.

There are tools like powertop or so, but I guess you already tried that. 
I think I also did and it didn't help.

Maybe try Linux (kernel) IRC channel?

On 08/13/2015 02:03 PM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> Any ideas how to file a bug against unknown buggy software, or perhaps
> a bad unknown Ubuntu specific configuration?
> A bug report is useless, since I don't know what package does cause the
> issue.
> :D
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> Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:26:25 -0000
> From: Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot <1484497 at>
> To: ralf.mardorf at
> Subject: [Bug 1484497] Re: [Wily] wakes up green drives without a valid
> reason
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João M. S. Silva

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