[mythtv-users] Cases for a PVR box... recommendations.
dbkeon.ml at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 04:14:18 UTC 2005
On 12 Aug 2005 16:26:56 -0700, Jim Reith <reith at racores.com> wrote:
> On 08/12/2005 12:20 PM, Jim Reith wrote:
> I found that setting my three HDDs to spin down after 5 minutes gave me a
> 10 degree drop in temps according to mbmon. That made the fans slow down
> and made the ambient noise much less. I've also just bought replacement IDE
> cables that are round so i won't have as many obstructions to case airflow
> Can you tell us how you set the drives to spin down after 5 minutes? I'd
> like to do the same thing. Thanks.
> # allow the disks to spindown after 5 minutes of idle
> /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hda
> /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hdb
> /sbin/hdparm -S 60 /dev/hdd
I have SATA drives, so I can't do this. But thanks for the tip!
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