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Date:      Mon, 9 Jul 2007 13:48:38 +0000
From:      Pollywog <lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: 6.2-stable power management
Message-ID:  <200707091348.39038.lists-fbsd@shadypond.com>
In-Reply-To: <200707091243.l69ChkBS002645@shadow.sixcompanies.com>
References:  <200707091243.l69ChkBS002645@shadow.sixcompanies.com>

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On Monday 09 July 2007 12:43:45 J.D. Bronson wrote:
> Is there any way to verify ALL power management is disabled?
> I have totally disabled it in my BIOS and I have
> totally disabled it in the hard drives...
>
> Yet I keep hearing a drive spin down and then immediately back up
> over and over (at times).
>
> If I install a different OS on this same machine, this does not
> happen..so I am thinking something within 6.2-stable is doing this?
>
> any thoughts or ideas?

BTW are you running chat clients or mail clients on this computer?
Perhaps something like that is causing this activity, such as when a mail 
client or notifier checks a remote server for mail.



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