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Re: automatic sleep on external USB disks?
Giles Lean(giles.lean%pobox.com@localhost) said 2010.02.25 23:13:48 +0000:
> Some do, however, put disks to sleep after a period of inactivity.
I can confirm this, I have an external USB drive that spins down after a
certain period automatically. I cannot recall the make or model though!
The drive did this on 4.0 as well as 5.0.
> The only good thing is that disk prices have come down, so having one
> die a premature heat death isn't as terrible as it once was.
Yet few people make back ups!
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