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I would like to know if I can schedule standby/sleep with crontab. I am specifically trying to spin down the hard drive for a while and then spin up the hard drive at a specified time. I found the command of
hdparm -y /dev/sda
but it does not look like it does anything. All I see it does is:
Daemons maybe why the command seemingly does not work then. I have lighttpd and samba running just to name a couple off of the top of my head. So, I need to figure out how to find all active processes, kill them, and then