from the hdparm manual
-Y Force an IDE drive to immediately enter the lowest power consumption
sleep mode, causing it to shut down completely. A hard or soft reset is
required before the drive can be accessed again (the Linux IDE driver
will automatically handle issuing a reset if/when needed). The current
power mode status can be checked using the -C flag.
so - you need a hard or soft reset to go on ...
-- Roy Sigurd Karlsbakk, Datavaktmester
Computers are like air conditioners. They stop working when you open Windows.
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