one more load-cycle-count problem

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Tue Feb 9 02:01:26 UTC 2010

On Tue, 9 Feb 2010, Freddie Cash wrote:
> > I just did this to 8 of the 1.5 TB Caviar Green disks, without ZFS
> complaining in any way.
> I did test it on a spare drive before doing it to the 7 live drives. 
> And I did replace them while the server was turned off, just to be
> safe (and to prevent a resilver from occuring).
> wdidle3 doesn't actually disable the idle timeout on these drives. 
> Using /d just sets the timeout to 62 minutes.  Effectively the same,
> but don't be surprised when it continues to say "idel 3 available and
> enabled".  :)

/d sets it (for me) to 6300 milliseconds (6.3 seconds). I took this as a 
special value that disabled it entirely (no idea why they didn't use 0 
or 255..)

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