Disk goes to sleep and is never awakened

Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 09:50:51 UTC 2012

On 12 December 2012 00:42, JD <jd1008 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, if the drive does not support APM (advanced power management),
> then what is making it go to sleep?

It's own firmware. I have a Western Digital hard-drive which won't go
to sleep when plugged into a USB2.0 port, will will fall asleep
despite not being told to do so when plugged into a USB3.0.

I just touch a file on it every 5 minutes or so.


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