Re: [PATCH 0/5] SCSI and FireWire: fix/add START STOP UNIT forSBP-2 disks

From: Tino Keitel
Date: Sun May 18 2008 - 13:36:03 EST

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 19:43:43 +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
> Tino Keitel wrote:
> > I applied all patches, and tried it on my system with a SATA, USB and
> > Firewire disk. All disks spun down at suspend, and spun up again at
> > resume.
> So can I add "Tested-by: Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@xxxxxx>" to the
> changelog of patches 1/5, 2/5, 4/5 (the patches affecting sd and
> fw-sbp2)?


Now I need to figure out how to get the Firewire disk to spin down
using HAL. It looks like HAL just uses /usr/bin/eject, which just sends
a START STOP UNIT command without power conditions set, so the kernel
can't do anything here.

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