Hard drive spinning down

Mark H. Nichols ubuntu.prole at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 12:55:37 UTC 2007

On Nov 16, 2007, at 4:42 AM, Dotan Cohen wrote:

> On 16/11/2007, Adrian <linuxguru at netspace.net.au> wrote:
>> Take a look at /etc/default/acpi-support
>> Right at the bottom there should be an entry
> Thanks, I'll give that a try. I've discovered that the situation on
> occurs on battery power, not when the machine is plugged in.

Yes, the SPINDOWN_TIME=12 setting is labled, "Spindown time on  
battery" in /etc/default/acpi-support

Release 7.10, Kernel 2.6.22-14-generic
Dual 3.4 GHz Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU
2.2 GB RAM, ATI Radeon X300 Graphics
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