[fpc-pascal] Writing to a drive which may be spun down

Marco Borsari borsa77 at libero.it
Thu Nov 21 13:49:45 CET 2019

On Thu, 21 Nov 2019 01:16:16 -0500
Brian <b_lists at patandbrian.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Running Ubuntu 18 LTS, I have a console-mode number-cruncher which
> writes occasional output files. It works just fine if the output is
> directed to a drive which is permanently spun up, but can fail if the
> output is directed to a USB drive (by which I mean a USB-connected 8TB
> external drive, not one of the keydrives).

Maybe Ubuntu has the support for USB external devices in the kernel
compiled as a module?
If so the solution is to recompile the kernel.
Greetings, Marco
Simplex sigillum veri

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