Re: Fedora May Be Killing Your Laptop's Hard Drive?

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> I have.  But what you have is an abstract range of numbers which apply
> some sort of power management, but without any definition of what those
> numbers mean, other than more or less power management.  You don't get
> something like - if the drive has been idle for five minutes, or X
> seconds, you can get the drive to park the head.

Some drives have that, some don't. Most also honour the specific timeout
setting via hdparm -S. (-S 0 being don't stop)


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