Spin down HDD after disk sync or before power off
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Thu Mar 5 06:25:21 PST 2009
On Thu, Mar 05, 2009 at 08:58:50AM +0100, Oliver Fromme wrote:
> > This is not true. Many hard disks don't like having to do an emergency
> > shutdown as it affects the disk life time negatively. That's what
> > happens if you poweroff the machine when the disks are still spinning.
> Can you point to any authoritative information (URL) about
> that claim, such as vendor specs, white paper or similar?
Not without digging. NetBSD PR 21531 had a reference, but that is dead
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