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Barebone My Cloud Gen1: Fix sleep/standby problems and more

The latest firmware for Gen 1 My Cloud, 04.05.00-315, almost never goes to sleep (disk standby). And what’s worse, if it ever goes to sleep, it wake-ups in a couple of seconds.

Here is a guide to turn off almost all of it’s services. The drive stays in standby, and transfer rates jumped from 55MB read 40MB write to 100MB read 85MB write.

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