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HDD Spindown Timer

HDD Spindown Timer 2.0.1

Western Digital Drives - The Preferred Drives of FreeNAS and TrueNAS CORE

Changelog​

  • Added support for TrueNAS SCALE using hdparm instead of camcontrol. The script automatically detects the environment it is run in.

Acknowledgements​

Thanks to @derWalter, @Hafnernuss and everyone from the following thread that contributed information: https://www.truenas.com/community/threads/prevent-frequent-reads-from-waking-up-hdds.93176/

Further thanks to @Nex-Carter for providing access to a TrueNAS SCALE system for testing
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U8.1 release :)
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  • This project was renamed from freenas-spindown-timer to truenas-spindown-timer. Repository URLs changed accordingly.
  • Information within the README.md got an update.
  • The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U8 release :)
  • Include an option to shutdown the system after all monitored drives are idle for a specified number of seconds. Thanks to @hschwane
For more details see: https://github.com/ngandrass/freenas-spindown-timer
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U7 release :)
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U6.1 release :)
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U6 release :)
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U5.1 release :)
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U5 release :)
The script was successfully tested on the latest TrueNAS-12.0-U3.1 release :)
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