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Re: automatic sleep on external USB disks?

On Thu, 25 Feb 2010 10:13:13 +0000 (UTC) (Michael van Elst) wrote:

> (David Wetzel) writes:
> >how can I set this disk to sleep after some time of inactivity and
> >wake = it up automatically?
> >It is connected to a ALIX board...
> Unlikely, I haven't seen any USB to ATA converters that allow you
> to pass through ATA sleep commands.
Does it sleep if you unmount the drive?  If so, perhaps the automounter
would help.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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