gull at gull.us
Wed Feb 14 19:23:04 UTC 2007
Gunnar Strand wrote:
> I have a semi-diskless setup for my Linux server, where I boot from a
> local harddrive, but use a ramdisk for the root partition. All other
> partitions are mounted over NFS. I have set the spin-down time for the
> harddrive to 30 seconds so it gets quiet quite quick. I do have
> occasional problems with unwanted disk access (not sure why), but those
> are rare.
My guess is you have a periodic cron job running something that wants to
touch all the mounted disks. The job that updates the 'locate' database
on some distributions is one that immediately comes to mind.
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