HDD USB still on after computer shutdown

Anish Mistry amistry at am-productions.biz
Fri Sep 12 13:50:19 UTC 2008

On Thursday 11 September 2008, Dominique Goncalves wrote:
> Hi,
> I use FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE and an HDD USB (Maxtor, external PSU,
> 500GB). When I shutdown my computer (shutdown -p now ) the HDD USB
> is still on. In Windows XP it works, the HDD USB is off.
> I also searched in BIOS about an option to disable power for USB
> but wihout luck.
> Is there a way to resolve this issue?
> Let me know if you need more information.
You may need to send the suspend command to the device.

Anish Mistry
amistry at am-productions.biz
AM Productions http://am-productions.biz/
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