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    HDDs still spin down despite hdparm -S 0

    Hi there! I'm struggling with a recent issue. Apparently this hasn't been an issue before as the HDDs have been running 24/7 since I started running proxmox close to 9 months ago. My HDDs spin down after about 15 minutes of inactivity. This means they are spinning down and back up anywhere from...
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    [SOLVED] Can I spin down disks since I'm not using them?

    Hi, I'm not able to physically remove those hard disks so I wonder is there a way to remotely shut them down/spin them down till I'll need to use them again in few weeks/months? I'm already using pass-through in OMV VM that spins down one disk using APM (disk is used by Plex media server)...
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    VM Internal Disk (ATA) Errors (NFS Share disconnecting?)

    Hey everyone, I have some of my VM Disks on my Unraid NAS on a NFS share, connected via a 10Gbit link; Now, after some time, i started noticing ATA Errors coming up in my Nextcloud VM. It has 2 Disks, one for data and one for the OS. While the VM itself runs fine, the disk for the data...
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    [TUTORIAL] Disk prevent from spinning down because of pvestatd

    Hi, you might have the problem that you want to spin down some disks, but that doesn't work as planned. I just spend 2 hours debugging the problem, and so decided to write this short tutorial. Symptom: You have multiple drives in your proxmox machines, and want some (like all HDDs) to spin down...
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    How to spin down temporarily unused hard drives

    Hi there, I have a small home server with 5 hard drives. 4 of those just contain movies and since I just watch a couple of movies per week it would be ideal to shut the drives down when they are not in use. From what I read, the problem is pvestatd which spins the drives up right after they...


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