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Re: Toshiba laptop --- resume mode

> Note that in order to actually get a spindown, you'll have to increase
> the time interval of `update' to something like half an hour

I run /dev on a ram disk, and disable cron when undocked. That seems to be
enough to get the disk to spin down, regardless of the time period of
update. I think the system spent a lot of time updating the dates of tty
files in /dev.


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