Stop Seagate Drive from Going into STANDBY – Linux Mint 8 x64

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/dev/sdd: Seagate FreeAgentDesktop 100D
Direct access device specific parameters: WP=0 DPOFUA=0
Power condition [po] mode page:
IDLE 0 [cha: n, def: 0, sav: 0] Idle timer active
STANDBY 1 [cha:y, def: 1, sav: 1] Standby timer active
ICT 0 [cha: n, def: 0, sav: 0] Idle condition timer (100 ms)
SCT 9000 [cha:y, def:9000, sav:9000] Standby condition timer (100 ms)

# sdparm –clear STANDBY -6 /dev/sdd
/dev/sdd: Seagate FreeAgentDesktop 100D

# sdparm -al /dev/sdd
/dev/sdd: Seagate FreeAgentDesktop 100D
Direct access device specific parameters: WP=0 DPOFUA=0
Power condition [po] mode page:
IDLE 0 [cha: n, def: 0, sav: 0] Idle timer active
STANDBY 0 [cha: n, def: 1, sav: 0] Standby timer active
ICT 0 [cha: n, def: 0, sav: 0] Idle condition timer (100 ms)
SCT 0 [cha: n, def:9000, sav: 0] Standby condition timer (100 ms)[/x_code][/x_column][/x_row][/x_section]