Automatic means for spinning down disks available?

Pieter de Goeje pieter at
Mon Apr 9 15:51:38 UTC 2007

On Sunday 08 April 2007, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> 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
Take a look at ataidle (sysutils/ataidle). Dunno if it helps with their life 
expectancy, but it certainly is quieter without the disks spinning :).

Pieter de Goeje

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