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I can't spin down my internal windows SATA disk with sdparm anymore. It worked well in Lenny, but not in squeeze. The disk I'm trying to stop is not mounted ...
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    sdparm -C stop not working


    I can't spin down my internal windows SATA disk with sdparm anymore. It worked well in Lenny, but not in squeeze. The disk I'm trying to stop is not mounted or anything. Is this something udev related?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobca View Post
    I can't spin down my internal windows SATA disk with sdparm anymore. It worked well in Lenny, but not in squeeze. The disk I'm trying to stop is not mounted or anything. Is this something udev related?
    Most probably this is a sdparm issue.
    Use sg_start --readonly --stop <device> instead.

    sg_start is part of sg3-utils package.
    Don't forget the --readonly option as sg_start then exactly would behave as sdparm.

    Hope this helps.

    Kind regards,

    hurga88

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    Code:
     hdparm <flags> <device>

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