re: (20 minute IDE sleep)

mark (
Wed, 4 Oct 1995 08:56:00 -0400

>You can get surprises if you do (like I did):
> my primary linux disk is 1 disk
> my swap disk is another disk
> I have EIDE and sleep after 20 minutes...
>Member of the League for Programming Freedom

If your drive is a Seagate (very likely), then use "hdparm -Z"
to disable the unsocial behaviour.