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Re: Waiting for disks to spin up

On Mon, 16 Jan 2012 16:16:45 +0100
Oscar Molin <oscarmolin%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:

> Frank Wille will know. I had the exact same problem but with 4 disks
> on my cs 407e and he made a special version for me that worked around
> it.
> Then he made a different change in the online code but I don't
> remember if I ever tried that with all disks and I only have one disk
> now.

What was different?

The change which I actually made was to wait for 10 seconds for each
drive to become ready. That the drive exists can be determined for SATA,
even when it is not ready. It works fine for my single drive NAS.

Can you please test that, if your find the time? I still don't know why
Julian's drives enter standby-mode during a reset.

Frank Wille

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