Subject: Re: Disk constantly writing with softdeps?
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/24/2000 19:13:49
On Thu, Aug 24, 2000 at 01:10:50PM -0400, Ken Hornstein wrote:
> FWIW, you really want to set the disk spindown timer much lower; the
> research papers on the subject suggested 5-10 seconds was optimal in
> terms of power conservation.

Perhaps, but I have found 2 to 3 minutes nicer, as the disk doesn't
constantly spin up and down then.