[mythtv-users] Time to get a SSD?

Ronald Frazier ron at ronfrazier.net
Wed Jul 25 16:12:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:00 PM, Doug Lytle <support at drdos.info> wrote:
>>> now has an extra five-second lag while the drive spins up
> SSDs are memory chips, there is no spin up.

His point was, since his media is now on a separate physical drive
from the root partition, the media drive is completely idle when not
watching, thus it has enough time to go into power saving mode and
spin down. When he goes to watch something, it then has to spin up
before being accessed.

Ron Frazier

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