atacontrol & automatic acoustic management

Lars Eggert lars.eggert at
Tue Apr 6 01:11:14 PDT 2004


On Apr 6, 2004, at 10:01, Tim Robbins wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 09:41:03AM +0200, Lars Eggert wrote:
>> I have a Western Digital WD2000JB that according to atacontrol is
>> capable of automatic acoustic management, which is disabled (also
>> according to atacontrol).
>> Is there any way to enable this under FreeBSD?
> The sysutils/ataidle port appears to be able to control acoustic
> management, but I've only ever used it spin down idle disks.

thanks, ataidle looks very promising - I hadn't even thought about 
searching ports...

Lars Eggert                                     NEC Network Laboratories

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