Constant Drive Activity

Discussion about hard drive spin down (standby) feature of NAS.
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autolux
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Constant Drive Activity

Post by autolux » Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:50 pm

I have a TS-453B with 4x 8TB HGST DeskStar 7200 NAS drives.

They are constantly seeking or doing something. Even with nothing accessing the NAS, theres always some noise going on..

I read the thread here: viewtopic.php?t=131537

about having to disable background media scanning.. but tbh im not sure how to action any changes.

whatdo i need to do to get some normal behaviour on these drives?

in addition, theres a lotta data on them, so do i need to get rid of it and start again?

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