Shibby's firmware spindown problem

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by anthr4x, May 25, 2013.

  1. anthr4x

    anthr4x Serious Server Member

    Hi guys,
    I notice that my RT-N66U router is not setting the HDD in to idle mode while is not in use. I have a WD 2TB My Book series, that it has a light on front and depending how the light blinks is the mode its on. Therefore i can tell is not going in to idle or sleep mode. BTW.. i do have HDD spindown setting on.

    Also I have a suggestion that it could be cool and useful. We should have more information about the HDD like the similar display we have for UPS monitor.. Not exactly but as a point of reference maybe these way we can see HDD temp, spin speed, total space used / available, ect..
  2. Elfew

    Elfew Network Guru Member

    Total space, space left, space used - it would be good, but temperature is useless and I think it is not easy to implement it to tomato... A lot of different hdd etc, but maybe I am wrong
  3. RMerlin

    RMerlin Network Guru Member

    A lot of that additional info such as temperature isn't always available over a USB to SATA bridge - not all USB bridges will properly pass SMART commands to the HDD.
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  4. anthr4x

    anthr4x Serious Server Member

    Thank you for the feedback, i still think it would be awesome and useful to have more info "space available" about the hdd thru web gui..

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  5. Elfew

    Elfew Network Guru Member

  6. Monk E. Boy

    Monk E. Boy Network Guru Member

    df -h
    Should spit out something like this...
    Filesystem                Size      Used Available Use% Mounted on
    /dev/root                 6.2M      6.2M         0 100% /
    tmpfs                   125.0M    164.0K    124.8M   0% /tmp
    devfs                   125.0M         0    125.0M   0% /dev
    /dev/sda1                 3.2G     69.6M      3.0G   2% /tmp/mnt/Data
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