[mythtv-users] USB Hard Drive Lifespans and power usage question
Braindead at diablops.com
Mon Aug 4 19:21:45 UTC 2008
On Mon, 4 Aug 2008 13:57:38 -0500
"Mitch Gore" <mitchell.gore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 1:24 PM, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics <
> steve at priorityelectronics.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have 6 hard drives for my mythbox. It does a lot more than just
> > myth, so I do need them all. I have 3 of them internal, and 3 of
> > them in usb enclosures.
> > -Thanks
> > -Steve
> Use hdparm to put drives to sleep, check status ext.
> ie hdparm --help should help :)
I don't think hdparm works with external usb drives. At least it doesn't on the one I've got. I suspect that's up to the enclosure firmware?
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