[vdr] HDD spin down and VDR

Matthias Fechner idefix at fechner.net
Mon Oct 17 16:47:49 CEST 2005

Hello Norbert,

* Norbert Goebel <egalus at gmx.de> [17-10-05 15:35]:
> If you use desktop harddrives it is not recommended to cycle them too often.

i want only to power cyle my video disk, the main disk will run all
the time, so powercyling should only be happened on recording and
playback mode.

> You can enable it with hdparm.

ah ok, i think hdparm -S180 should be a nice value.

Thx for all people how answered to my email.


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