[svlug] Spinning down a SCSI disk

norm@dad.org norm at dad.org
Fri Jul 11 18:02:56 PDT 2008


Karen Shaeffer <shaeffer at neuralscape.com> writes:
>On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 02:13:59PM -0700, norm at dad.org wrote:
>> Greg Lindahl <lindahl at pbm.com> writes:
>> >
>> >Check out hdparm.
>> >
>> Thank you. But my reading of the hdparm page strong suggests that it only
>> supports spin down for IDE drives.
>
>Hi,
>http://sg.torque.net/sg/sdparm.html
>Might do the trick.

This would seem to be exactly what I need.

My only problem is that I would have to run the program as root, and I don't
know anything about how trustworthy that site is. Can somebody advise me?



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