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

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sat Jan 2 12:11:53 UTC 2016

Ralf Mardorf 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.

Ok, I tried it. Unfortunately the old ATA disk connected via USB/ATA 
bridge doesn't support S.M.A.R.T. data, so I couldn't check the load 
cycle counter. However the disk is loud enough to hear that the disk 
doesn't spin down during a reboot.


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