USB3 to SATA 3.5" enclosures without energy-saving mode

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Mon Sep 23 15:34:07 UTC 2019

Am Montag, den 23.09.2019, 17:12 +0200 schrieb Ralf Mardorf via ubuntu-
> Hi,
> do you know any USB3 to SATA2 or SATA3 bridge, 3.5" HDD enclosure for
> less than 25,- €, that is without an energy-saving mode and at least
> allows usage of drives up to 2 TiB?

have you simply tried telling the kernel to keep the USB bus up instead
of (auto)suspending it ? i imagine that would also just keep the drive
active ... 

(i.e. by setting the power/control and power/autosuspend_delay_ms in
sysfs for the particular USB device like described in [1])


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