HDAPS

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HDAPS - IBM Active Protection System Linux Driver

This is the Linux driver for the IBM Active Protection System.

Features

  • prints accelerometer values
  • uses userspace tool to park HD

Project Homepage / Availability

  • Project Homepage
  • The driver is included in the 2.6-mm series of kernels since August, 26th 2005.
  • The driver is now in the mainline (2.6.14).

Status

A driver is included in recent Linux kernels and is actively maintained. However, presently the driver only enables reading of the acceleration data; it does not perform automatic disk head parking. The latter feature is under development. But there are already some useful applications for HDAPS, using the /sys interface it provides. See below.

Applications

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