Forcing HDD spindown
christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 07:42:54 UTC 2011
Thanks for the replies everyone!
Laptop-mode unfortunately does not support kernel 3.1 (I am running F16
Beta)...hopefully this will be updated, it seems like a great tool.
On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 4:08 AM, Tim Largy <tim.largy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 5:03 PM, Christopher Svanefalk
> <christopher.svanefalk at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > one problem I have on my system is the frequency with which the kernel
> > up the HDD. It is hot almost constantly, and never seems to power down.
> > there anything I can do (aside from deactivating updatedb and the like)
> > order to force the system to a minimal use of the HDD?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Chris
> I'm not sure if smartd would be set up to run on your system but rule that
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