Smartmontools: Load_Cycle_Count increasing rapidly

Thomas Hobbes mymailfloods at
Sun Nov 4 06:17:21 PST 2007

There's a way to stop the Load_Cycle_Count growing by installing
ataidle from the portscollection and disabling APM with ataidle -P 0 0
0. The Load_Cycle_Count is constant after that. This reduces
battery-runtime but that's much better than destroying your harddisk.

Best greetings

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