Leaving computers on... (was Re: Disc analyser news update)
dgahling at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 25 11:18:26 CDT 2010
I have my LCD tv on switchbox which I turn off when I leave.
some of those things suck more power when they're off then they do on (scary!)
> Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2010 09:53:11 -0600
> From: bfranchuk at jetnet.ab.ca
> Subject: Re: Leaving computers on... (was Re: Disc analyser news update)
> Dan Gahlinger wrote:
> > Normally, yes, the computer can see the SMART status even in a RAID.
> > I've actually seen this a few times when a drive in a RAID started to fail.
> > My original recommendation stands;
> > If you want your stuff to last as long as possible,
> > turn it off and leave it off for as long as possible
> > Dan.
> Would that be unplugged too, with all the soft start items
> today like TV's and Computers?
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