SATA HD power management disabling

Alex Zbyslaw xfb52 at
Mon Jun 6 08:28:00 GMT 2005

O. Hartmann wrote:

> Hello.
> Using atacontrol cap <channel> <device>
> shows me on both devices
> power management               yes      yes
> advanced power management      yes      no
> automatic acoustic management  yes      yes

You can try the Feature Tool here:  You need to create a 
bootable floppy.  It's the only way I've  found to control AAM (which I 
want ON, but if you like grinding seek chatter, who am I to argue :-)).  
It does APM as well.

If you find any other ways, I'd love to know.


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