I wanted to have my RAID5 array to go to standby after 10 minutes of inactivity. I achieved this with:
/sbin/hdparm -S120 /dev/sd[a-i]
But my drives were waking up from their standby because I had mythtv-backend configured with UPNP support. Continue reading “Stop HDD drives waking up in mythbuntu”
Recently I have purchased a nice little notebook from Fujitsu-Siemens, Amilo Si1520 model.
After deleting M$ Vista and installing Kubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn), the time has come to tweak few things here and there. One thing that comes to mind is power saving, since battery time on this model is about 3:30 which is not much. Continue reading “Hard Disk Power saving”