hdparm -B for netbooks

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Thu Feb 25 08:37:49 UTC 2010

On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 08:19:22AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> Matthew Garrett wrote on 24.02.2010 22:59:
> > Further, it loses the settings over suspend/resume. Can we stop blaming 
> > this on distributions now?
> Then why do a lot of drive load and unload frequently when running a
> linux-distribution but do not when running the operating system the
> Verndor pre-loaded? That's afaics what a lot of people seem to see. I

Another possible explanation might be that the access pattern of the OS
is different, e.g. maybe the drive is not idle long enough to unload.
But since there is afaik no proper documentation about this issue,
everything is just guessing.

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