martin f krafft wrote at 2009-03-08_13:55 -0600: > also sprach green <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009.03.07.2137 +0100]: > > > Having members of a RAID set go to sleep independently of control by md > > > seems kinda scary. > > > > Um, can mdadm spin down the drives? > > No, not as long as I'm alive at least. So you are saying that it is a BAD THING for RAID1 array devices to spin down? You are saying that I SHOULD NOT expect to be able to use power management with a RAID1 array? I understand that it would be unreasonable to spin down drives in a server but this is more of a desktop system with RAID1 providing for the case of a hard drive failure.
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