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What's the status of disk when computer sleeps? Is it safe to move the computer around?
And is there any difference between OS on sleeping behaviour?

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What's the status of disk when computer sleeps? Is it safe to move the computer around?

Off, with the heads retracted naturally by the voice coils.

And is there any difference between OS on sleeping behaviour?

Generally no.

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