[mythtv-users] Putting the Computer to sleep (low-power)

chris at cpr.homelinux.net chris at cpr.homelinux.net
Mon Aug 1 14:10:58 UTC 2005

On Mon, Aug 01, 2005 at 01:16:49PM +0200, Marius Schrecker wrote:
> I would also love to know how to get this to work in Linux. It's not so
> much putting the disk to sleep as keeping it there. I've never managed to
> get a HD to powerdown (using hdparm) for more than half a second without
> being woken up again. :(

If you are using a journalled filesystem (virtually anything other than
ext2) then you need to mount using the noatime option so that the
journal flushes don't trigger atime updates.

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