[CentOS] Something is writing a log
William L. Maltby
CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Sun Mar 25 15:35:56 UTC 2007
On Sun, 2007-03-25 at 07:16 -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I can just be sittting, doing nothing, and I hear the sound of my
> hardrive head moving. Just every so often. Like some process is
> writing a log.
> I have looked in /var/log and do see occational updates to acpi and
> messages, but that does not account for all the clicks.
> Is there somewhere else to look for logs? I would really like to know
> what process has something to remember.....
> <snip sig stuff>
Are you sure it's log activity from the OS? Got "smart" drives? They
doing anything? Maybe cache flushes (default 5 seconds, IIRC)? Checked
More information about the CentOS