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Re: laptop hard disk etiquette



On 10/26/2007 12:12 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
> On 26.10.2007 18:06, Chuck Ebbert wrote:
>> On 10/26/2007 11:26 AM, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
>>>>> 1) Power off completely.
>>>>> 2) Boot up.
>>>>> 3) Run `hdparm -I /dev/sda` and see "Advanced power management level:"
>>>>>
>>>>> What default value does your firmware or BIOS have?  notting's drive 
>>>>> defaulted to 128.
>>>> Advanced power management level: unknown setting (0x8080)
>>> Same here. ST980813AS in a Dell Latitude D630, rawhide.
>> Yep, same with Seagate ST9160821AS.
>> Is yours SATA too?
> 
> Yeah -- controller (ICH8M) in AHCI mode. Just guessing, but maybe AHCI
> is the reason for the "unknown setting"

sata_nv here, and apparently not in ADMA mode.


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