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Re: [PATCH] hdparm.mod - get/set ATA disk parameters

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hdparm.mod - get/set ATA disk parameters
Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 20:51:42 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 07:00:06PM +0100, Christian Franke wrote:
>> Very interesting.  Do you think any of these features could be useful as a
>> default option in grub-mkconfig?
> At least the --health check and --security-freeze are IMO recommended  
> for each disk. Both is also done by a typical PC BIOS. AAM and standby  
> settings are more user specific. The problem is that this relies on  
> native ATA support which is now only available for controllers supported  
> by ata.mod.
> At least for the boot disk, such hdparm calls could be added by e.g.  
> extending 'prepare_grub_to_access_device'.

But if the firmware already did, wouldn't this be a waste of boot time?

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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