thoughts aftRe: silent disk drive

Matthias R. exoflux at
Wed Jun 19 17:36:31 UTC 2019


Thank You for Your recommendations here!
I was gambling with camcontrol, but with your tip to look into Top -St I found
cam and syncer coming up again frequently. I found sysctl and did 30 -> 300
and gave my 
On Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 02:01:34AM +0200, Matthias R. wrote:
> camcontrol sleep ada0
Wow, the effect is marvelous! I have time to read with the hard drive spinned
down for a hole lot longer...

well of course, nothing else can be done in the meantime really, so probably 
there some sofisticated methods out there.
On some other machine years ago...
... I remember having set up a ramdisk to the spare hard disk access, but for now
I am satisfied.
> greet
> Matthias 

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