Re: USB drive spins up every hour
On 2012-03-24, Stefan Monnier <email@example.com> wrote:
> My problem is that apparently some application somehow accesses the
> drive but not in a way that block_dump catches.
It won't spin up if it's not mounted, will it?
I mean, I believe you mentioned you only use the drive once a day
for back-up purposes, so that it could remain unmounted and unspinupable
at all other times.
(who knows nothing about hard drives and how they get that way).