Subject: Re: putting disks to sleep
To: Michael <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/14/2005 15:31:10
On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 08:22:14AM -0400, Michael wrote:
> here never stops. I can put it to sleep using scsictl sd0 stop but it
> will wake up again after a couple of seconds, I guess because the cache
> flusher keeps accessing it. 

You must mount / and /var with noatime option, at least.  You may also
add nodevmtime for / and maybe noatime for /usr - depending what partitions
the system accesses when it's idle.