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Re: Fedora May Be Killing Your Laptop's Hard Drive?



On 2007-11-02 10:08 +0000, Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>
>>> deliberately using it) at boot time, or have a SMART daemon
>>> configuration that throws up a warning about there being a very large
>>> number of head parks within a short time period, the same as you get
>>> warnings about read errors, etc., prompting users to reconfigure the
>>> settings themselves, as best suited their own needs.
>> 
>> Not a bad idea at all - file bug/send patches.
>
> A little more on this, I found
>
> http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Problem_with_hard_drive_clicking
>
> it mentions
>
> # hdparm -B 192 /dev/sda
>
> for a similar Toshiba drive to mine, and sure enough it stops the
> Load_Cycle count cranking up here along with the clicking I have
> suddenly become extremely sensitized to.
>
> Apparently you should stick it in /etc/rc.local to make it stick.
>
> -Andy

Has this been fixed?

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