Re: SCSI Disk Errors With Cron
On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 07:23:04PM -0500, Webmaster wrote:
> on 3/19/01 11:53 AM, email@example.com wrote:
> > Does your system spin down its disks? Maybe the drive doesn't wake up fast
> > enough for the kernel?
> That's always a possibility... How would I combat that? Is there a way to
> have it spin up the disks before starting the log rotations?
Install scsitools. I think there's a prog in there.
Also, hdparm can set the spindown timeout for IDE drives, and might know
how to do it for SCSI as well.
#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ; e-mail: X(firstname.lastname@example.org. , ns.ca)
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