Summary: Re: Spin down HDD after disk sync or before power off

Bruce Cran bruce at
Thu Oct 21 13:45:43 UTC 2010

On Thu, 21 Oct 2010 13:41:14 +0000
Alexander Best <arundel at> wrote:

> personally i still think something like the attached patch would be
> nice to have. there's a chance users might type the following:
> 'atacontrol spindown device 10'
> thinking the timeout value is measured in minutes. 

I agree - users coming from ataidle(8) will expect the timeout to be in
minutes too.

Bruce Cran

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