Fedora May Be Killing Your Laptop's Hard Drive?
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Nov 1 00:38:40 UTC 2007
Alan Cox wrote:
>> The head's cycled a around 500 times since three hours and forty-five
>> minutes ago, and it's been running off mains power (so not battery save
>> features should have been doing their thing).
> If you want to change your drive behaviour from the vendor supplied
> defaults see "man hdparm"
Seems to me information on what values are appropriate, and whether
there are real problems are sorely missing.
I can't tell whether there is anyone here competant to say there is a
problem, it seems people think there might be, but we're all ignorant in
Is there a place to get good information? Has anyone tried any of the
relevant disk drive vendors, or the smartmontools people?
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