[CentOS] Drive activity every 30sec

nate centos at linuxpowered.net
Mon Jul 7 23:53:26 UTC 2008

Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> OOPS, been 15 min, about, and I just heard the drive seek again. But 15
> min I can live with; 30 sec was nerve-racking (on an otherwise silent
> system, no fan).

This may be of help, haven't tried it myself:

Looks like you can get the system to log what causes the drive to spin


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