[svlug] SCSI HD "problem"
kpneil at haube.org
Mon Oct 6 06:44:06 PDT 2003
hdparm only seems to deal with IDE drives
On Monday 06 October 2003 03:31 pm, Steve Hindle wrote:
I'd check that hdparm doesn't show it set for 'spindown' when idle
--On Monday, October 06, 2003 8:25 AM +0700 Neil Kittipalo
<kpneil at haube.org> wrote:
> I've got this box here which slowly matures as the years pass, and this
> bit and that bit get upgraded.
> In its present incarnation it is an Asus A7N8X M/B with an AMD 2000+ cpu
> and a Gig of RAM
> It runs Suse 8.2
> DVD + CD Writer.
> 650W Enermax PSU
> 2940UW SCSI controller and 6 hard disks 1x 36GB, 2X18GB, 2X9GB, and a 15
> GB ide drive connected to one of those IDE-SCSI bridges.
> My problem is this:
> At various times during the day and night I hear a little "clunk" as one
> of the drives powers down followed by the noise of it spinning up again.
> I've checked the power connectors carefully and do not believe the
> problem lies there. The trouble is I find no error messages anywhere so
> have no idea which drive it is, but I don't like it!
> What would you do if it was your box?
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