[CentOS] Centos4: USB disk standby?

Christoph Neuhaus nihil14 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 11:54:59 UTC 2008

> I'm not in front of the server so I can only presume by the time it
> takes to mount/access - it does only standby when the filesystem is not
> mounted?

No, the drive goes immediately to standby mode even if the partitions are  
mounted. When you access a directory or a file the drive is brought back  
online automatically.

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