[CentOS] Minimising disk I/O

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Mon Nov 29 17:18:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, 29 Nov 2010, Blake Hudson wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Blake Hudson <blake at ispn.net>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Minimising disk I/O
> I would suggest looking at articles that focus on laptop power
> consumption, they typically have a section dedicated to disk accesses
> and how to spin the disk down as much as possible since this has
> traditionally been one of the better ways to minimize power consumption
> on a laptop.
> This article has some good tips - especially relating to processes that
> might be accessing the disk frequently
> http://www.spencerstirling.com/computergeek/powersaving.html
> --Blake

Hi Blake.

Thanks for that info.

I'll take a look at that.

Kind Regards,


In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.

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