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Re: laptop hard disk etiquette



Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Pádraig Brady (P draigBrady com) said: 
>> Which is about once every 4 seconds or so.
>> As mentioned in the bug report I can turn this
>> off by doing `hdparm -B 255 /dev/sda`
>>
>> Should anything be changed for the F8 release?
> 
> Fedora doesn't change the power management values for your drives from
> the defaults set by your BIOS.

I understand from the comments in the bug that windows sets
the values so the BIOSes don't bother setting appropriate values.

Also what is causing the drive to "load"
so often after an "unload"?

Pádraig.


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