Mac and Drobo! Sick of Spindown Tip/Trick. Love the DROBO!

Create a PLIST FILE

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/PropertyList-1.0.dtd">
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
    <key>Label</key>
    <string>com.alloysoft.DroboKeepAlive</string>
    <key>ProgramArguments</key>
    <array>
        <string>/bin/ls</string>
        <string>/Volumes/YOURDROBOVOLUMENAME</string>
    </array>
    <key>StartInterval</key>
    <integer>600</integer>
    <key>StandardOutPath</key>
    <string>/dev/null</string>
    <key>StandardErrorPath</key>
    <string>/dev/null</string>
</dict>
</plist>
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Save into ~/Library/LaunchAgents  folder
term
launchctl load ~/Library/LaunchAgents/com.alloysoft.DroboKeepAlive.plist
very handy!

from geekspeak Blog http://www.jbmga.com/the-blog/2012/6/21/mac-and-drobo-sick-of-spindown-tiptri...