[CentOS] Was, Re: Just need to vent, is pmount

Wed Jan 27 16:37:19 UTC 2016
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 11:11:56AM -0500, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Well, that's interesting, about making sure it's stopped. I've asked
>> here a month or two ago, and got no responses: my manager has me using
>> pmount/pumount to mount the hard drives I'm putting in the eSATA drive
>> bay for offline backups. Formerly, I used mount/umount, and when I
>> umounted it, and walked downstairs, mostly, esp the green drives, were
>> spun down. I pumount... and *nothing* spins down. They stay spinning,
>> which is obvious, as I can feel the gyroscopic action as I pop them
>> out immediately after hitting the button to turn off the power
>> to the drive.
>> That box is running CentOS 7.
> Just to note, `pmount' is an EPEL package, not a CentOS package.

Fine. And you're suggesting that we don't mention those, or elrepo, here?

Is anyone else using pmount?