[mythtv-users] thrashing hard drive

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 21:49:08 UTC 2008


> Actually, I was thinking of pdflush and didn't find the thread I was
> thinking about until just now:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/251200
>
> I still see things like:
> bderman at mythtv:~$ ls -l /proc/sys/vm/dirty*
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2008-09-24 14:40 /proc/sys/vm/
> dirty_background_ratio
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2008-09-24 14:40 /proc/sys/vm/
> dirty_expire_centisecs
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2008-09-24 14:40 /proc/sys/vm/dirty_ratio
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2008-09-24 14:40 /proc/sys/vm/
> dirty_writeback_centisecs
>
> So I would assume they still apply.
>
Yes these do. I use a few of them on some systems.
John


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