[CentOS] Drive activity every 30sec
craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Jul 7 23:54:22 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-07-07 at 18:35 -0400, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I have a Centos installed on a Hitachi 2.5" drive that shuts off really
> quickly, it seems.
> So every 30 sec, the drive makes the sound of an access activity. I
> have looked trying to find what might be being updated. Swap drive
> usage is 0 bytes. No activity in /var/log. What might it be and can I
> do anything to lessen the drive access (improve battery life)?
don't use a journalled filesystem (ext3)
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