Re: Weird hard disk noise on shutdown (bug #7674)

From: Francesco Pretto
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 15:36:00 EST

2007/2/22, Robert Hancock <hancockr@xxxxxxx>:

I believe it runs on suspend, but we don't run that code on normal
shutdown, do we?

Tejun Heo had a patch for sd that could (optionally) trigger a START
STOP UNIT command to spin the disk down after synchronizing the cache
before shutdown, but I haven't heard anything of it lately..

Was this?

Not ready for inclusion yet? Tomorrow i'll give it a try, hoping it
will apply to my conf. My actually shutdown procedure is to reboot on
windows Xp and shutdown from there: i'm starting to become
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