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> How To Use Hdparm In A Print Server Pc
jimufa
post Nov 15 2005, 05:21 AM
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Hi Guys,
I'am using a 486 pc to put a single fllopy linux print server with 3 printers from this web page
http://www.pigtail.net/LRP/printsrv

I was hoping some might be able to show me how to set the Hard Drive spin down (or standby) time, so the drive is not spinning 24/7.
Someone give mi this instructions:
/sbin/hdparm -u 1 /dev/hda
/sbin/hdparm -S 12 /dev/hda
The problem is then How do I get Linux to remeber these settings, someone told me to put the commands in the rc.local file, but I don't know how to do that

Any Help would be appreciated.
regards
Milton
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