Re: How to bring HD activity to a minimum
On Wednesday 21 December 2005 08:40, MrVanes wrote:
> I have a couple of debian systems acting as media PC's that I want to make
> as silent and economic as possible. One of the challenges is making the HD
> spin (and stay) down when I don't use it for more than an hour or so.
You could try using the HDD as merely a boot medium - copying the harddrive
into RAM at each boot, then turning off the HDD entirely.
This should only require 200 or so MB of RAM.
If you have the use of a network, you could try setting up a remote rootfs.