[CentOS] cli Checking disk i/o

Leon Fauster

leonfauster at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 11 15:46:21 UTC 2019

Am 11.11.19 um 14:28 schrieb Stephen John Smoogen:
> On Sun, 10 Nov 2019 at 17:12, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>> I just built a CentOS7 system on a Zotac NANO PC.
>> I used a 320GB 2.5" HD I had sitting around and installed with Standard
>> Partitions on XFS.
>> The drive is spinning, nonstop.
> I would check the NANO to see if its firmware has any settings or
> updates which cover this. Then check if the drive has firmware updates
> needed. Motherboard and drive firmware fixes have been the things I
> have found to fix most of the problems for drive 'not powering down'
> problems. I think the last one I remember on IRC was a drive set came
> up in a mode saying 'I am in fast access mode' or something and so the
> motherboard kept it spinning up all the time to make sure it could
> write quickly.


$ hdparm -S

helps? Take a look into

$ man hdparm


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