I have a 2TB Western Digital MyBook Live. It works quite well and provides a web-based administration interface. There is an option to either enable or disable power saving mode, which spins down the drive when not in use. However, there is no option to control the amount of time that must elapse before the disk spins down.
This drive runs an embedded build of the Linux kernel and I was able to gain root access (via SSH) to the device. There is probably an easy way to adjust the spin down time but I haven't been able to figure out what it is.
Where would I begin looking to find such an option? (Configuration files,
I have absolutely no idea if this helps, but
/dev/md1 is mounted on
/. I'm guessing that
/dev/md (which does exist) is the physical disk itself?