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Old 11-08-2007, 04:03 AM   #1
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sdparm and seagate ST325082 3A


Hi
I could'nt manage to spin down this external USB with sdparm command.
Is there something special to achieve to spin that one down?
Clue?
thanks
 
Old 11-08-2007, 10:17 AM   #2
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Did you use the '--flexible' option? I have some drives that won't spin down without it. Also, if your drive is a combo (USB/Firewire), I've found that some will only respond to the stop command on one interface or the other, but not both.
 
Old 11-09-2007, 04:32 AM   #3
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Thanks i tried that but ... no way
 
  


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