[PLUG] Ubuntu on Laptop...

Aditya Laghate laghatea at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 21:40:48 PDT 2007


On 10/31/07, ಓಂ <guru.is.on.vi at gmail.com> wrote:
> for people using Ubuntu on Laptop...
>
> http://hardware.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/10/30/1742258
>

I am using OpenSuse on my HP Laptop.

Tried the command

smartctl -d ata -a /dev/sda | grep 193; hdparm -B 180 /dev/sda; sleep 600; \
smartctl -d ata -a /dev/sda | grep 193; hdparm -B 255 /dev/sda

The load cycle count did not increase. It has stayed constant at 20879.

I referred https://launchpad.net/bug59695.html &
http://paul.luon.net/journal/hacking/BrokenHDDs.html

Cheers
Aditya


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