hdparm - tune hard disk parameters for high performance

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Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename hdparm_9.58+ds-4_amd64.deb
Package name hdparm
Package version 9.58+ds
Package release 4
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin admin::benchmarking admin::hardware hardware::storage implemented-in::c interface::commandline role::program use::configuring
Homepage http://sourceforge.net/projects/hdparm/
License -
Maintainer Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
Download size 111.94 KB
Installed size 252.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
hdparm_9.58+ds-4_i386.deb 9.58+ds i386 Debian Main
hdparm - - -


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libc6 >= 2.14
lsb-base -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package hdparm_9.58+ds-4_amd64.deb
Source Package hdparm

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install hdparm deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install hdparm




2019-08-21 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.58+ds-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix option parsing in hdparm udev script, Closes: #934051
2019-07-17 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.58+ds-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove connfile /etc/apm/event.d/20hdparm on upgrade, Closes: #932308
Thanks to Laurent Bigonville
* Update d/control, remove apmd from Suggests
2019-07-16 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.58+ds-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop d/20hdparm script, as APM seem to be almost dead
* Update d/udev-scripts/hdparm, call pm-utils 95hdparm-apm helper
for APM options
* Update d/README.Debian, drop obsoleted information, describe defaults for
hdparm 9.58+ds-2
* Bump Polciy to 4.4.0
2018-10-26 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.58+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 9.58+ds, Closes: #911826
2018-10-18 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.57+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Ondřej Nový ]
* d/watch: Use https protocol
[ Alexandre Mestiashvili ]
* New upstream version 9.57+ds:
"Added --set-sector-size flag, used to change logical sector size for
drives which support multiple sector sizes.
Also updated various bits of hdparm to better cope with non-512 byte
* Drop d/patches/quiet_security_freeze.patch, applied by upstream
* Update hdaprm.conf.5, drop redundant listing of options
* Bump policy to 4.2.1
2018-05-24 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.56+ds-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Introduce option "force_spindown_time" to forcibly set spindown (-S) option
on disk not supporting APM, Closes: #758988
* Update man page d/hdparm.conf.5 and default config file hdparm.conf
* Substitute tabs with spaces in d/{hdparm-functions,95hdparm-apm}
* Drop duplicated check for AdvancedPM, hdparm_try_apm() should be sufficient
* Bump Policy version to 4.1.4
2018-04-03 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <mestia@debian.org>
hdparm (9.56+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Alexandre Mestiashvili ]
* Update Vcs-* to point to salsa.debian.org
* Update hdparm.conf man page, hdparm doesn't use init script anymore
[ Alexandre Mestiashvili ]
* New upstream version 9.56+ds
* Refresh and forward to upstream quiet_security_freeze.patch
* Update maintainer's email in d/control and d/copyright
* Update d/hdparm.conf.5, explain how to restart hdparm,
strip trailing white spaces. Closes: #874080
2018-02-22 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <alex@biotec.tu-dresden.de>
hdparm (9.54+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 9.54+ds
* Refresh d/patches/quiet_security_freeze.patch
* Update d/hdparm-funtions: Only enable APM on disks that advertise it,
patch from dann frazier <dannf@debian.org>, Closes: #891051
2018-01-06 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <alex@biotec.tu-dresden.de>
hdparm (9.53+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 9.53+ds
* Update d/watch, version 4, use substitutions for package,
version and extensions
* Add -R option to d/hdparm-functions and hdparm.conf, Closes: #722426
* Update d/control, remove Replaces: apmd (<= 3.0.2-1.15),
bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3, debhelper to >=11
* Bump compatibility level to 11
* New upstream version 9.52+ds,( added support for JMicron USB to (S)ATA
bridge ), Closes: #704095
* Refresh patches
* Update d/copyright, add new stanza for apt.c
2017-01-24 - Alexandre Mestiashvili <alex@biotec.tu-dresden.de>
hdparm (9.51+ds-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 9.51+ds
* Bump debhelper version to v10
* Refresh and update patches, drop spelling.patch apllied by upstream
* Add makefile.patch removing hardcoded "-j4" and LDFALGS,
drop fix_ldflags.patch
* Drop d/hdparm.preinst as it is substituted by d/hdparm.maintscript

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