Subject: Re: 1.4.1, APM, SCSI disk spin down how?
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/26/2000 18:02:46
On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 10:37:32PM -0400, Ken Hornstein wrote:
> [...]
> Okay, fine, you probably knew all of that.  Well, this is my
> way of explaining that you definately need some kernel support for
> doing this.  What _I_ would do is set a flag marking that device as
> down, so the device driver knows to spin it up when it goes next
> to access it.  Maybe define a new ioctl that told the SCSI subsystem

This shouldn't be needed, sd.c already knows to respin the drive up when

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.