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Re: laptop hard disk etiquette




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"

Cu
knurd


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