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Re: Seagate DockStar and power consumption

> I don't know about why a regular hard drive would be slower, but I know that 
> WAPBL on flash devices seems not only slower but wears them out much more 
> quickly due to writes in the same places over and over. I went through four 
> 16 gig CF cards in a little more than a year before realizing and switching 
> to softdep. Since then, I've been on the same card for more than a year now 
> (same system, same brand of card, same uses, but softdep instead of WAPBL). 
> It might be worth a try.

I know, in fact wapbl is disabled on my flash devices. I just use them with 
usual magnetic ones. All the tests have been done without wapbl.


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