Subject: Re: Hard disk blues on laptops.
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/19/2007 23:56:23
In article <>,
Daniel Carosone  <> wrote:
>On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 09:22:33PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
>> I'm also sure I remember something about modern drives using the
>> rotational energy of the platter to withdraw the heads in the event of
>> poewr failure - and that was years ago.
>Yes, that's very likely exactly the unpleasant sound he's hearing.
>It's probably harmless, but neither is there anything wrong with
>trying to avoid it.

Let's commit it then!