Spin down / Spin up groups of harddisks

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ste_pb93
2007-10-11
2013-04-27
  • ste_pb93
    ste_pb93
    2007-10-11

    Is their any method of grouping the spinup / spindown state of a group of hardisks for use with an LVM ? I'd like all the harddisks to spinup when the LVM is used to prevent pauses (this LVM is used with XFS for video streaming).

    The only method i can think of is using cron and hdparm to check the disk state and alter it accordingly, but that seems like quiet a lot of overhead. Has anyone got a better solution.