Hdparm and Acoustic Management : problem

Gary W. Swearingen garys at opusnet.com
Fri Apr 14 17:44:39 UTC 2006

Vincent Trouilliez <vincent.trouilliez at modulonet.fr> writes:

> The guy said that the drive could support it, but that it's just not
> programmed. I don't understand it... removing such an essential feature,
> to gain what ? It doesn't make the drive any cheaper to produce ! :-/

I'll guess it's to gain a shorter "time to market", which greatly
effects a product's financial success. (In the face of poor planning?)

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