acpi HD spin down and CPU sleep

Tim Judd tajudd at
Wed Jun 3 05:34:20 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 11:17 PM, mojo fms <fbsdlilly at> wrote:

> How would I configure freebsd 7.1 (7.2 upgrade in the future) to sleep the
> HD's and maybe sleep the CPU after an idle time out?  I am trying to save
> power and I would like it to wake on network requests and HD needs.  I read
> the handbook and looked at the acpiconf man page and such but I have not
> seen anything about doing this really.
> Thanks

ataidle in ports for the HDD

powerd in base for the CPU (if the CPU supports it)

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