I tried to use AutoFan to silent it, but AutoFan keep telling me the
drive is spinning.
Even I force the drive to spin down with hdparm -y command to force it
to st/by mode, and it will keep spinning up even it is idle.
Also, I can hear the disk head seeking every now and then even with
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com
, mike redman
> how do you know it's the drive? The things have a "silent"
> fan that sounds like a tractor. After buying one of these I
> am not that impressed. It should have come tweakable out of
> the box otherwise severe limitations can be reached.
> I suppose I ought to flash it with freelink.
> you can use the timer function to turn it off at night if
> you wish
> --- chan_dom_au chan_dom_au@... wrote:
> > New to the forum. Just bought a new Linkstation HG
> > (HD-HG160LAN),
> > running stock standard firmware 1.61. The drive keep
> > running 24 hours
> > non stop. I believe I read somewhere that the drive
> > should spin down
> > after 30 mins non-activity. I ahve disable ftp, ntp,
> > pcast, makes no
> > difference. Appreciate any help and suggestion.