Subject: Re: Powering down SCSI drives
To: None <>
From: grant beattie <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 02/20/2003 21:54:31
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 02:01:09AM -0800, wrote:

> Is there a way to power down an SCSI disk, as can be done with atactl? I've
> looked at the scsictl man page, but there's no info on any specific drive
> commands like that. I have a really whiney Sun drive that I want to shut off
> when NetBSD boots :)

scsictl(8) stop seems to do what you want:


     Send a ``STOP'' command to the device.  This is useful typically only for
     disk devices.