toothandnail has packaged the latest version of hdparm for VL 6.0.
Package Size: 54K
Installed Size: 140K
hdparm: hdparm (read/set hard drive parameters)
hdparm: hdparm provides a command line interface to a number of hard drive
hdparm: ooctls supported by the Linux ATA/IDE device driver subsysem. It
hdparm: may be used to tune hard drive performance
hdparm: License: GPL
hdparm: Authors: http://sourceforge.net/projects/hdparm/
hdparm: Website: Mark Lord
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