[RC5] MacOS X - Hard disk sleep

Mathieu Gilbert wilbrod at videotron.ca
Mon Jun 11 19:34:42 EDT 2001


I've never tried this before but you could try placing the buffers on a
floppy ?

But I don't see why you don't want to let your HD running 24/24 unless you
want to save electricity. :)

Mathieu

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ludovic Ferrandis" <lferrandis at mac.com>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Monday, June 11, 2001 4:45 AM
Subject: [RC5] MacOS X - Hard disk sleep


> Hi,
>
> I have installed dnet on a Powerbook with MacOS X and configured the
> hard disk to go to sleep after 5 min. This works well, unless if dnet
> is running.
>
> I saw in the config the option -nodisk, but the doc says that we need
> a permanent connection otherwise "This option will cause all buffered,
> unflushable work to be lost by a client shutdown".
>
> I don't want to let the HD running 24/24 H.
>
> One solution is to run dnet in a Ramdisk with MacOS 9, but I would
> prefer to let it run on MacOS X.
>
> Any idea ?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Ludovic
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