hdparm -B for netbooks

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Thu Feb 25 14:39:13 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
> had such a laptop myself (in fact I still have it, but I replaced the
> HDD with a SSD last fall) and had ten different models here in the lab
> months (maybe more than a year) ago that showed such a behavior...

I have no idea, but it's clearly not down to APM values.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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