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PyHDDKeepAlive by Manmeet Gill

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A Python port of HDD-Keep-Alive
(It also actually works, unlike that one.)
It keeps your hard drive from spinning down.
Works on all operating systems, as far as I know.

Website

Author

© Manmeet Gill 2016
contact@manmeetgill.com

Instructions

Run PyHDDKeepAlive.py with the flag path=DriveYouWantKeptAlive
If you wish to change the time between writes, run with flags sleep=5 path=DriveYouWantKeptAlive

Installation

If you wish for the program to run headlessly on startup, here are some instructions:

MacOS / Linux

¯\(ツ)
Don't know. Try a cron job.

Windows

  1. Press Win + R

  2. Enter in Shell:Startup and press enter

  3. Create a shortcut for C:\Python35\pythonw.exe $SCRIPTLOCATION $ARGS.
    Make sure to replace $ARGS and $SCRIPTLOCATION with their values.
    Also, replace the Python35 with your python 3 location.