How to prevent HDD spin-down.

RW rwmaillists at
Tue Mar 6 18:05:19 UTC 2018

On Tue, 6 Mar 2018 10:43:06 +0100
Matthias Meyser wrote:

> Am 06.03.2018 um 03:37 schrieb J.B.:
> > Hey. I purchased a new WD laptop hard disk drive, but it keeps
> > spinning down and parking its heads after 25 seconds of inactivity.

> Perhaps
> camcontrol standby -t0 /dev/ada0
> camcontrol idle -t0 /dev/ada0

My understanding is that the disk is still spinning in idle mode, so
there shouldn't be a need to turn-off that timeout. 

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