[BUG] 2.5.43 IDE not powered down on shutdown

From: jbradford@dial.pipex.com
Date: Wed Oct 16 2002 - 05:35:54 EST

2.5.43 doesn't power down IDE devices on shutdown on my 486 laptop.
2.5.42 did.

However, the disk squeeks on shutdown, which I am positive is due to
it being sent a spin down command, followed immediately by a spin-up command.

I think this might be a result of the discussion about not powering
down devices over a re-boot, as I think Slackware uses slightly
different options to halt on a shutdown than is usual, (but I could be

I haven't had time to try 2.5.43 on other machines yet, but I will do
later on today.

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