Stop using a SATA drive
quartz at sneakertech.com
Thu Aug 27 12:07:55 UTC 2015
> Electric motors will act as generators: the trick with modern drives is
> that they use the inertia of the spinning disk platters to generate
> sufficient power to move the heads to the parked position when the
> external power goes out.
Hmm.... ok, that's different from how it was explained to me. I was also
told that this procedure was faintly harder on the drive than issuing a
real 'park' command (in the sense that it's basically slamming the
emergency stop button). What's your take on that?
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