update-manager --no-focus-on-map ??

Petter Adsen petter at synth.no
Sat Jan 2 10:55:17 UTC 2016


On Sat, 2 Jan 2016 11:36:48 +0100
Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 02 Jan 2016 11:14:27 +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >The allegation that a reboot spins down the disk isn't even true. I
> >have tested it with two machines and on both a reboot doesn't
> >increase the load cycle count, i.e. the disk doesn't spin down.  
> 
> Then try again with an external drive connected by USB.

Even if that spins the disk down and up, it's not really a compelling
reason to avoid a reboot. It may be for you, but I doubt very many
agree with you.

Besides, external disks are frequently connected and disconnected anyway
- a big part of their purpose is to be easily moved between machines and
locations.

Petter

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