Hdparm man page lists for parameter -s: Enable/disable the power-on in standby feature, if supported by the drive. VERY DANGEROUS. Do not use unless you are abso- ...
I use Ubuntu 12beta on Lenovo Z575. I noticed that the disk spins down very quickly, few seconds after the last operation. And when I am working, e.g. in the vim and write quite often, it spins-up and ...
I've recently asked an as-yet-unanswered related question. My question here is a bit different: I want to know the best way to add storage to a laptop-based system without sacrificing power ...