[Grml] Re: Boot USB sans IDE noise

Mark 27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com
Wed Nov 29 05:18:13 CET 2006

The best solution we found was "hdparm -Y /dev/hdX" (and /dev/cdrom). 
It works on hard disks if not all CD-ROMs.

The other noise is the power supply fan.  Stock PCs offer no s/w fan
control.  Some PowerPC machines have it (although Ubuntu-PPC/Debian-PPC
still has serious bugs).



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