Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs

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Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 4:13 pm

On Thu, 14 Mar 2013 16:06:10 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> On all of my Linux the drive does spin down and up again and again, even

It spins up even if no partition is mounted!?

> So IIUC this does mean that

Does it spin down and up again if you stay in your BIOS configuration,
or Grub prompt? Anything in the logs coincide with the spin up?

Definitely mount it (when you do) with 'noatime'.

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John.
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[LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Wed Mar 13, 11:37 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 3:06 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Hans Wilmers, (Thu Mar 14, 10:43 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Fri Mar 15, 9:36 am)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, John Murphy, (Thu Mar 14, 4:13 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 8:19 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Len Ovens, (Thu Mar 14, 8:39 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Sat Mar 16, 12:38 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 9:15 pm)