Subject: Re: scsi hd sleep
To: Rudi Robert Bierach <firstname.lastname@example.org.EDU.AU>
From: Alexandre LaMotte <email@example.com>
Date: 01/29/1998 15:47:20
Rudi Robert Bierach wrote:
> My scsi hd is noisy and is idle 95% of the time...
> I used to set the drive to sleep on my amiga, sleep as in
> spin down and silent.
> Is there a way to do this in netbsd, or a existing program out there?
> I figure using ioctl could do the trick... but unsuccessful so far.
> I'm still using 1.2E, takes to long over a modem link to d/l latest builds
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What kind of drive are you using ? Isn't it whit spin up
jumper setted to start at power up ?