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Western Digital GreenPower Disks

Advanced Format Advanced Format disks are optimized for 4kB sectors. To format them under Linux, use parted with -a minimal and unit type s (sectors). (see here) IntelliPark WD GreenPower disks have some problems under Linux with their “head parking” feature parking the head every 8 seconds. This destroys the disk over a short timeā€¦ Read More »