Stop using a SATA drive
quartz at sneakertech.com
Thu Aug 27 11:59:42 UTC 2015
>> You can likely send commands to USB disks for "plz sync and power down thx".
> But it will be something the _device_ has to implement,
> I'd say.
FWIW, I definitely have seen a usb->ide/sata adapter park the heads and
power off the drive when I eject it in OSX. I can't remember if this was
a feature of the adapter or the drive or a combination of both, I'd have
to gather up all my adapters and try a few disks.
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