[mythtv-users] Spinning down drives to save power

Dirk Aust dirk_aust at gmx.de
Sat Jun 21 16:08:57 UTC 2008

Am Samstag, 21. Juni 2008 schrieb Tim Sawyer:
> Hi,
> I just found this on the wiki:
> http://mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Spindown_drives
> What's the advantages of doing it this way over using hdparm to do it? 
> Should I do this on an XFS file system?  I have a combined front/backend.
> ta,
> Tim.
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You can do this by hdparm, but normally a Linux system touches a drive from 
time to time, so that the drive gets woken every several minutes.

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