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19 May 2007 03:47 brucec

Re: Linux has hdparm

> And what does make it better than

> hdparm?

I initially wrote ATAidle for FreeBSD, where there isn't a utility like hdparm to control power/acoustic levels. The port to Linux seemed easy so I did it. One advantage ATAidle has over hdparm is that you specify times in terms of minutes, not the special ATA-specific encoding.

19 May 2007 01:25 LordFalcon

Re: Linux has hdparm

> And what does make it better than

> hdparm?

He wrote it... thet's reason enough :)

Seriously... it's Free Software so anyone can make their own...

The better utility get's through...

18 May 2007 11:13 Avatar jengelh

Linux has hdparm
And what does make it better than hdparm?

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