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Re: USB drive spins up every hour

On 2012-03-24, Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> 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).

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