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by DanMa
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning

@epoch1970 its normally not needed that i have to umount it first.

I found an article how i can prepare everything to let my ext hdd go in spindown.
https://www.gargi.org/index.php?title=Z ... d_Spindown

After this, everything works fine.

Hope this helps also someone else.
by DanMa
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning

Hello together, @swampdog thanks for you conclusion. But my external hard drive has the ability to go in spin down. @default_user8 thanks for your explanation, thats the reason why iam using fuser -mv /mountpoint which shows me what is trying to get access to the external hard drive. The only thing ...
by DanMa
Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: stuck on rainbow screen
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: stuck on rainbow screen

Thanks to all. I want to use NOOBS because with NOOBS i get a complete fresh installation where i can setup my things like language and everthing else before installation and have not to change after. But since its not working anymore with NOOBS i use your suggested installation process by putting R...
by DanMa
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: stuck on rainbow screen
Replies: 6
Views: 456

stuck on rainbow screen

Hello, i have a raspberry pi 4b with 4 GB RAM. I have a Samsung Micro SD Card installed with 64 GB. I formatted it with the application h2format, Downloaded the NOOBS (Offline and network install) and extracted this to the Fat32 formatted SD Card. I plugged in the SD Card (Keyboard, Mouse, Mini HDMI...
by DanMa
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning
Replies: 8
Views: 429

Re: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning

Hello default_user8, thanks, but this is not my issue. My issue is that my external hard drive goes not in spin down while its mounted, or better said it tries to go in spin down (you can hear it) but it wakes up directly. If i unmount the drive its working. So also with your command sudo hdparm -S ...
by DanMa
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning
Replies: 8
Views: 429

mounted external Hard Drive is not spinning

Hello together, i have a external Hard Drive which i want to sent in spin down after 20 minutes. I do this via hdparm and this is working perfectly if the drive is not mounted. I can execute it manually as well: sudo hdparm -y /dev/disk/by-uuid/f702eda2-2ebe-4aa6-bad8-da80e5f2b355 /dev/disk/by-uuid/...

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