[sf-lug] semi-OT: help with dying disk
ttrafford at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 09:07:34 PDT 2008
Blake Haggerty wrote:
> I could have sworn that Kristian had brought up an article about
> Ubuntu killing hard drives on laptops awhile back but I couldn't find
> it in my emails. I did a quick google search and the problems your
> experiencing (power and HD failure) seem to be described here....
Not just Ubuntu. I have to set my Debian laptop to run 'hdparm -b 254'
on startup/resume or else it parks the disk every 5 seconds.
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