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  • n. A reduction in spin speed (of a hard disk, pulsar etc)

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Examples

  • Run a cache ramdisk on your system if you have large enough RAM which can speed up the system a lot and enables the harddrive to remain spindown for longer periods.

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  • There is an (apocryphal) story of movers just hitting the circuit breaker (not the off switch that engaged the brakes), and after waiting the requisite 5 minutes for spindown, loaded the drive into a truck.

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  • · GNOME Power Manager now has support for laptops with multiple batteries and has added disk spindown support for DeviceKit disks and much more.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • For example, the Totem media player now has an asynchronous parsing API; the GNOME Panel was restored to its original layout; support for laptops with multiple batteries was added to the GNOME Power Manager application; DeviceKit-disks received support for disk spindown; and many more!

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • CAStor v4. 0 supports spindown with a so-called Darkive feature, that comes into action, inaction really, after a configurable period of inactivity for part of the archive.

    Channel Register

  • Audio player loads memory or vdisk with many files so the hard disk can spindown while playing. wxWidget on OS9/X win32 unixX11/GTK.

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  • The contrast with failed full-spindown MAID (Massive Array of Idle Drives) vendor Copan is telling.

    The Register

  • AAH serial: 5LSGDZVR detachable: 0 can spindown: 1 rotational media: 1 ejectable: 0 media: compat: interface: ata if speed: (unknown)

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • ManDVD - DVD authoring software to create Home Video DVDs in openSUSE Spindown - Utility to spindown your Disk when not in use in openSUSE

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  • ManDVD - DVD authoring software to create Home Video DVDs in openSUSE Spindown - Utility to spindown your Disk when not in use in openSUSE Posted by admin on February 14th, 2009

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