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[opensuse] Re: Maxtor removable disk not recognized
  • From: "Charles philip Chan" <cpchan@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 15:18:33 -0400
  • Message-id: <877ig7px86.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Philip Dowie
<philip.dowie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

you could always set up a once per 10 minutes cron job that dd's a
random sector of the drive to /dev/null, thus always reading the disk,
and always keeping it spinning...

True.

Charles

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