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The spindown time -S 60 is equal to 5s*60 and corresponds to 300s. The APM levels -B 1-127 (permitting spindown) and -B 128-254 (not permitting shutdown) are more or less passed directly to the disk and hdparm doesn't do any further computation on those values. The exact behaviour of those values is unspecified and left to the drive manufacturer. Therefore ...


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Method #1 Try a line like this in /etc/fstab: UUID=XX /home/user/extradrive ext3 rw,noauto,user,sync 0 2 Method #2 Examples are also shown using UID/GID too: UUID=XX /home/user/extradrive ext3 rw,exec,uid=userX,gid=grpX 0 2 NOTE You can also override when doing the actual manual mounting like this using mount + options: $ sudo ...


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There are two things involved with accessing material on the drive once mounted: permissions on the mount directory permissions on the individual material With the first can restrict others to have access to any material on the drive by setting chmod o- ~/extradrive, or even everyone but yourself `(chmod go-rwx ~/extradrive) Ownership of individual ...


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Mi casa, su casa On my Ubuntu 14.04 system I have the exact same situation. $ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 465.8G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 462G 0 part / ├─sda2 8:2 0 1K 0 part └─sda5 8:5 0 3.8G 0 part [SWAP] sr0 11:0 1 1024M 0 rom Assuming the drive was partitioned using MBR, you ...


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I created an MBR disk with one partition, filled every single byte on that partition with data, created a SHA1 checksum of the whole partition, converted it to GPT as described in the question, created yet another checksum and compared it with the original. They were the same. So my conclusion is this: You can safely convert a disk to GPT without corrupting ...



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