[arch-general] short hangs

coderkun olli at coderkun.de
Wed Jul 3 19:23:00 EDT 2013

Am Mittwoch, den 03.07.2013, 16:13 -0400 schrieb Scott Lawrence:
> My experience is that freezes are almost always associated with the hard drive 
> having spun down, and needing to spin up before something can be read from the 
> disk. (It just happened, as I was typing that sentence.) Tweak power settings 
> to make spin-downs more rare, or banish them altogether if you're willing to 
> take a minor hit to power consumption.

This my experience, too.
I had similar symtoms on my machine and suspected the Gnome-Shell. But
then I found out that my harddrive doesn’t support the “min_power”
policy (only “medium_power”) which I had activated through an udev rule.


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