[ltp] quieter harddrive for the thinkpad 240?

Sven Dowideit linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Fri, 17 Oct 2003 20:17:36 +1000

hey there,
just to make sure, have you used hdparm (or powertweak soon) to set the
hard-drive's acoustic management paramter?

i mean hdparm -M 128 /dev/hda

on my T21 i found that to make a huge difference



On Fri, 2003-10-17 at 19:13, Kacper Wysocki wrote:
> Hi all!
> I haven't posted here in a while- I own a thinkpad 240, and the thing  
> about it I like the most is the size. But that's beside the point.
> Is it possible to get a quieter harddrive for the 240? Or are all  
> laptop harddrives that loud? Does a standard laptop harddrive fit? Does  
> anyone here have a good source for new/used laptop parts in Canada?  
> Price is a constraint, the space requirement is between 6 and 10 GB.
> I know a good deal about desktop hardware, but I didn't know a thing  
> about laptop hardware until recently, and all my assumptions have  
> proven wrong so far, so if someone can point me in the right direction  
> that'd be great.
> Regards,
> 	Kacper