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Re: laptop hard disk etiquette



On 26.10.2007 17:09, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 10:59:18 -0400
> Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> 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.

Additional note: the hard driver does strange noise (sounds a bit like
parking and unparking the heads maybe) now and then (sometimes every ten
seconds or so, sometimes a lot less).

Cu
knurd


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