Automatic means for spinning down disks available?

Yuri Grebenkin breath at
Sun Apr 8 18:17:56 UTC 2007

Just wonder if it's better for an HDD not to spindown at all.
Maybe it's safer to spin in peace than to park/launch?
What do you think?

> Hello again all,
> 	I was wondering if there was an automatic, and possibly timed means to
> spin down disks available in either ports or the base system, by chance.
> 	Just trying to cut down on energy use, and increase my disks' lives :).
> TIA,
> -Garrett

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