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by Canasta
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Spinning down HDD?
Replies: 33
Views: 68294

Re: Spinning down HDD?

I was trying to get my WD My Passport 500GB drive to spin down after 10minutes in Openelec. I tried various hdparm commands, and found that while I could read various settings from the drive, I could not write any settings back to the drive. I wanted the drive to power down after 10 idle minutes, in...
by Canasta
Tue Oct 02, 2012 6:25 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: OpenELEC Testbuilds
Replies: 765
Views: 240999

Re: OpenELEC Testbuilds

Trixster wrote:Mine idles between 68-70%! No idea why it's that high.
Did you turn off the RSS feed that scrolls across the bottom of the screen? that uses a lot of CPU time.
by Canasta
Mon Oct 01, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: OpenELEC vs Raspbmc vs Xbian
Replies: 70
Views: 123667

Re: OpenELEC vs Raspbmc vs Xbian

Is there any difference in the video playback quality between them? That's all I am interested in really, as I wanted something smaller to replace the tower PC sitting next to my TV in the lounge. But I am finding that it's not quite as good as the PC for video playback I did a comparison using the ...

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