ataidle - causing apache & cvs timeouts

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Thu Nov 29 10:02:18 PST 2007

> I'm running ataidle on my personal server to save electricity.

saving your drive instead of electricity is much more economic.
all drives prefers running in stable environment - like being up 24h/day.

average drive takes <10Watts , so it's <90kWh/year.
in Poland it's about 30PLN/year, assuming your drive is down half time you 
will save 15PLN/year which is about six US dollars :)

much less that increased chance of drive failure.

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