Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs

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Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013 - 9:44 pm

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From: Ralf Mardorf
Subject: Re: [LAU] Special Consideration for WD Green HDDs
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:09:05 +0100

On Thu, 2013-03-14 at 20:38 +0000, John Murphy wrote:

It's a 3.5" and should do 7200rpm.

I'll try idle3ctl -d
if the USB controller doesn't allow to disable it, than I need to find
out, how to open the case :(, without damaging it.

[root@archlinux rocketmouse]# smartctl -i /dev/sdc
smartctl 6.0 2012-10-10 r3643 [x86_64-linux-3.7.10-1-ARCH] (local build)
Copyright (C) 2002-12, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke,

Device Model: WDC WD20EZRX-00DC0B0
Serial Number: WD-WMC300753067
LU WWN Device Id: 5 0014ee 65863b194
Firmware Version: 80.00A80
User Capacity: 2,000,398,934,016 bytes [2.00 TB]
Sector Sizes: 512 bytes logical, 4096 bytes physical
Device is: Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall]
ATA Version is: ACS-2 (minor revision not indicated)
SATA Version is: SATA 3.0, 6.0 Gb/s (current: 1.5 Gb/s)
Local Time is: Thu Mar 14 22:04:48 2013 CET
SMART support is: Available - device has SMART capability.
SMART support is: Enabled

If it would work as it did in the BIOS, I wouldn't disable it :(.

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