Re: IDE, putting HD to sleep causes "lost interrupt"

From: Thunder from the hill (
Date: Thu Aug 01 2002 - 14:49:07 EST


On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> Because you need to call
> hdparm -w /dev/hda <--- Reset Device
> hdparm -C /dev/hda <--- query status, repeat until good.
> hdparm -X** /dev/hda <--- transfer rate mode set
> hdparm -m** /dev/hda <--- set multiple
> hdparm -d* /dev/hda <--- set DMA
> You effectively kill (disable command mode) the drive has to be kick
> started.

Well, mind how horribly that sucks if your hdparm is on the disk you've
sent to sleep. Thus, never send your disk containing /sbin to sleep...


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