Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Tue, 01 Mar 2011 09:21:23 +0100
From:      David Demelier <demelier.david@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   atacontrol spindown 0 does not work
Message-ID:  <4D6CAC83.8050003@gmail.com>

Next in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help
Hello,

I don't like to hear the spin down from my hard drive, it does it every 
10 seconds approximately. I used ataidle -P 0 /dev/ad0 to disable it and 
it works.

When I saw there was a atacontrol command for this, I tried it, so I 
removed ataidle and I tried :

markand@Melon ~ $ sudo atacontrol spindown ad0 0
markand@Melon ~ $ sudo atacontrol spindown ad0
ad0: idle spin down disabled

But I can still hear the noise every 10 seconds, I think atacontrol does 
not totally close the APM feature of the device.

Do you have any clue?

Cheers,

-- 
David Demelier



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?4D6CAC83.8050003>