NAMEscsi_stop - stop (spin down) one or more SCSI disks
SYNOPSISscsi_stop [--help] [--verbose] [--wait] DEVICE [DEVICE]*
This bash shell script calls the sg_start utility on each given DEVICE. The purpose is to spin down (stop) each given DEVICE.
OPTIONSArguments to long options are mandatory for short options as well.
- -h, --help
- print out the usage message then exit.
- -v, --verbose
- increase level or verbosity.
- -w, --wait
- wait for the spin down (stop) on each given DEVICE to complete. The default action is to do each stop in immediate mode.
NOTESThe sg_start utility calls the SCSI START STOP UNIT command and can either start (spin up) or stop (spin down) a SCSI disk depending on the given command line options.
EXIT STATUSThe exit status of this script is 0 when it is successful. Otherwise the exit status is that of the last sg_start utility called. See the sg3_utils(8) man page.
AUTHORSWritten by D. Gilbert
COPYRIGHTCopyright © 2009-2013 Douglas Gilbert
This software is distributed under a FreeBSD license. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.