Spin down HDD after disk sync or before power off

Ed Schouten ed at 80386.nl
Thu Mar 5 13:28:09 PST 2009

* Daniel Thiele <dthiele at gmx.net> wrote:
> Looking at the numbers in the Hitachi drive specifications Tobias an I
> dug out from the Hitachi website (see replies in the Joerg Sonnenberger
> branch of this thread) the normal Load/Unload count is about 30 times
> higher than the Emergency Unload count. <snip>

Have you also looked at the definition of `emergency unload'? Maybe this
number doesn't actually refer to the number of unloads caused by power
loss, but because they detect a very high amount of vibration. But I'm
not a hard disk expert.

 Ed Schouten <ed at 80386.nl>
 WWW: http://80386.nl/
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