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04/05: gnu: hdparm: Expand synopsis and description.

From: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice
Subject: 04/05: gnu: hdparm: Expand synopsis and description.
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:05:31 -0400 (EDT)

nckx pushed a commit to branch master
in repository guix.

commit 02052b2c9b37af399f36179a8341585b30976650
Author: Tobias Geerinckx-Rice <address@hidden>
Date:   Fri Mar 31 01:25:03 2017 +0200

    gnu: hdparm: Expand synopsis and description.
    * gnu/packages/linux.scm (hdparm)[synopsis, description]: Add some more
    common uses, more examples, and more objective information.
 gnu/packages/linux.scm | 16 ++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gnu/packages/linux.scm b/gnu/packages/linux.scm
index a6b3614..7a9ecf0 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/linux.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/linux.scm
@@ -2286,10 +2286,18 @@ thanks to the use of namespaces.")
        #:phases (alist-delete 'configure %standard-phases)
        #:tests? #f))  ; no test suite
     (home-page "";)
-    (synopsis "Tune hard disk parameters for high performance")
-    (description
-     "Get/set device parameters for Linux SATA/IDE drives.  It's primary use
-is for enabling irq-unmasking and IDE multiple-mode.")
+    (synopsis "View and tune ATA disk drive parameters")
+    (description
+     "@command{hdparm} is a command-line utility to control ATA controllers and
+disk drives.  It can increase performance and/or reliability by careful tuning
+of hardware settings like power and acoustic management, DMA modes, and 
+It can also display detailed device information, or be used as a simple
+performance benchmarking tool.
address@hidden provides a command line interface to various Linux kernel
+interfaces provided by the SATA/ATA/SAS @code{libata} subsystem, and the older
+IDE driver subsystem.  Many external USB drive enclosures with @dfn{SCSI-ATA
+Command Translation} (SAT) are also supported.")
     (license (license:non-copyleft "file://LICENSE.TXT"))))
 (define-public rfkill

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