Standby (spindown) timer

ATA only
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Here you can set the standby frequency of your drive. Values goes from 0 (disabled) to 255:
  • values from 1 to 240 specifies a timeout from 5 seconds to 20 minutes with increments of 5 second;
  • values from 241 to 251 specifies a timeout from 30 to 330 minutes with increments of 30 minutes;
  • value 252 specify a timeout of 21 minutes;
  • value 253 specify a vendor specific timeout between 8 and 12 hours;
  • value 255 specify a timeout of 21 minutes and 15 seconds.

Last edited Jul 31, 2016 at 9:43 AM by Eruestan, version 5