Windows cool now linux hot (temperature) on my laptop

Brian Beardall brian at
Mon Mar 19 17:49:42 MDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 17:30 -0600, Matthew Frederico wrote:
> By jove, I think I've got it!
> My temperature problem is the Hard drive! - for some reason it doesn't
> spindown at all.  Anybody know what services may be querying the HD for data
> intermittently in FC6, its a SATA drive - is it safe to use hdparm with
> those to set the spindown time?
> -- 

hdparm will not change anything. hdparm is a program that is used for
the older IDE driver, but doesn't do much with the libata driver now.

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