Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs

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To: John Murphy <rosegardener@...>, <linux-audio-user@...>
Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 5:20 pm

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From: linux-audio-user-bounces@lists.linuxaudio.org on behalf of John =
Murphy

Yes.

> Does it spin down and up again if you stay in your BIOS configuration,

Thank you John :) that's a very good idea. I'll test it right now.

FWIW for

spinymouse@avlinux:~$ uname -a
Linux avlinux 3.0.23-avl-7-pae #28 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 1 19:14:14 EST =
2012 i686 GNU/Linux
spinymouse@avlinux:~$ cat /etc/issue
Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 \n \l

Xfce does auto-mount the partitions and the WD never spins down, the LED =
shows access every few seconds, even with nothing else but Xfce and the =
screensaver running. Suse 11.2, Ubuntu Quantal and Arch Linux (all =
64-bit) also make the WD spin down and up when the partitions are =
mounted.

*restart*

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RE: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs

From: linux-audio-user-bounces@lists.linuxaudio.org on =
behalf of John Murphy

Yes.

> Does it spin down and up again if you stay in your BIOS =
configuration,

Thank you John :) that's a very good idea. I'll test it right now.

FWIW for

spinymouse@avlinux:~$ uname -a
Linux avlinux 3.0.23-avl-7-pae #28 SMP PREEMPT Thu Mar 1 19:14:14 EST =
2012 i686 GNU/Linux
spinymouse@avlinux:~$ cat /etc/issue
Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 \n \l

Xfce does auto-mount the partitions and the WD never spins down, the LED =
shows access every few seconds, even with nothing else but Xfce and the =
screensaver running. Suse 11.2, Ubuntu Quantal and Arch Linux (all =
64-bit) also make the WD spin down and up when the partitions are =
mounted.

*restart*

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Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Ralf Mardorf, (Thu Mar 14, 5:20 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, John Murphy, (Thu Mar 14, 8:38 pm)
Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs, Len Ovens, (Thu Mar 14, 8:41 pm)