Subject: Re: putting disks to sleep
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael <email@example.com>
Date: 04/14/2005 09:25:27
> > 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.
Thanks, that keeps it from prematurely spinning up again. Now I only need to figure out how to put it to sleep automatically :)