[Nut-upsuser] I am a bit confused

Manuel Wolfshant wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro
Wed Jul 14 21:11:33 UTC 2010

On 07/14/2010 10:12 PM, Arjen de Korte wrote:
> [...]In the past people have requested that the UPS should wait until 
> the hard disks have been stopped (spun down), fearing that killing 
> power to them abruptly might damage them. For that reason, we delay 
> switching off the UPS. I'm not convinced that this is a real problem 
> or just FUD, but adding the delay doesn't hurt either.
hard disks no longer need this delay since '95 (sometime around the era 
of 40 MB (!!) disks) or so when auto-parking the heads was implemented.

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