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Re: noflushd: making/having drives spin down.

On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 01:36:48PM -0800, Mike Mestnik wrote:
> I have a dell8900 and I can't seam to get the drive to spin down on 2.6.0-test9.  The drive makes
> a noticeable whine that can be heard across the room.  I'd like the noise to go away, that is more
> important than saving battery power for me.
> I'm using noflushd but it has no effect, I also tried hdtune.

Look at the -M option of hdparm:
-M   get/set acoustic management (0-254, 128: quiet, 254: fast) (EXPERIMENTAL)

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