6.2-stable power management

Pollywog lists-fbsd at shadypond.com
Mon Jul 9 13:48:57 UTC 2007

On Monday 09 July 2007 12:43:45 J.D. Bronson wrote:
> Is there any way to verify ALL power management is disabled?
> I have totally disabled it in my BIOS and I have
> totally disabled it in the hard drives...
> Yet I keep hearing a drive spin down and then immediately back up
> over and over (at times).
> If I install a different OS on this same machine, this does not
> happen..so I am thinking something within 6.2-stable is doing this?
> any thoughts or ideas?

BTW are you running chat clients or mail clients on this computer?
Perhaps something like that is causing this activity, such as when a mail 
client or notifier checks a remote server for mail.

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