[mythtv-users] Cases for a PVR box... recommendations.

Marius Schrecker masch at tiscali.no
Sat Aug 13 07:42:46 UTC 2005

>> # allow the disks to spindown after 5 minutes of idle
>>   /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hda
>>   /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hdb
>>   /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hdd

>I have SATA drives, so I can't do
>this.  But thanks for the tip!

? are you sure, I have S-ATA and doing a hdparm -S <some number> /dev/sda
gives me a definite click as the drive spins down and starts up again (I
haven't mounted the partitions noatime yet).

I'd say it's worth giving it a try.

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