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SATA drives not going to sleep on debian wheezy - only hdparm -y works

I have several WD Green and one Seagate Barraccuda drive in my home-server (Intel H81 platform). Recently I noticed that none of them is going to standby anymore. They've been running for weeks now. I ...
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harddisk in Windows7 machine goes in 'standby mode' which is not what I want

I have 3 harddisks in my pc, and one of the goes in 'standby mode'. I've put it between quotes because I don't know if that's the right word for it. What happens is that after a certain amount of ...
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Laptop hdd plugged while the laptop was on standby(sleep) mode. Original content overwritten.

A workmate plugged in his hdd to a laptop that was on standby, what happened next was that the original contents of his hdd was wiped and was replaced by the data on the laptop he plugged it in to. ...
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How to find what is written to filesystem under linux

How can i find out what processes write to a specific disc over time? In my particular case I got a little homeserver running 24/7 and I included a script in the crontab to shutdown all drives that ...
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Is it dangerous to add/remove a hard-drive to a Windows machine which is in stand by?

Can I add a SATA drive to a Windows 7 machine which is in standby mode? The hardware supports hot-plug. Could pulling the drive out while in standby corrupt the data on the drive (unflushed caches, ...
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HDD vanished after wakeup from standby

In my computer I got two hard drives: One 80GB Intel X25 Postville SSD for the system and a 1,5TB Sata HDD for data. When I put the system into standby, and wake it up again, roundabout 50% of the ...