[RC5] MacOS X - Hard disk sleep

Satya satyap at satya.virtualave.net
Tue Jun 12 16:20:45 EDT 2001


On Jun 11, 2001 at 21:09, Basil A. Daoust wrote:

>I've actually heard that its worse to let your drive stop and start but that may
>only be valid on older drives.  It had something to do with the head bouncing every 
>time it slows down or something.
>
>This is probably another urban legend though.

I've heard my (new, IBM DTLA-something) IDE HDD make weird noises on
Vcc droop.

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