Subject: Re: test of new powerdown facility
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <gwr@NetBSD.ORG>
Date: 06/09/1998 14:05:10
> From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 09 Jun 1998 10:36:33 -0700
> > I hasten to point out that I have a Quantum Fireball 1080S in this beast,
> > and this may be a HDA cache-flush issue; Apple had this problem with these
> > disks a few years ago. Is there an explicit SCSI command to force a disk to
> > flush its cache to permanent storage?
> I think there is, but I can't remember for certain... this would be good
> for a shutdownhook... each SCSI disk could register one, and ensure that
> it has flushed its cache.
How about sending a SCSI "stop" command? (i.e. spin down)