(solved)Re: why sarge is so noisy
Thanks! I'm considering moving it to another room.
--- David Brodbeck <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Sep 7, 2007, at 2:42 AM, Serena Cantor wrote:
> > Thanks! "most of server-related work" are very specialized program
> > I wrote myself.
> > another example: seeding in bittorrent, if memory is big enough and
> > file being served is small
> > enough.
> Since things seem to have veered off topic, I'll give the most likely
> answer to your original question:
> If you're hearing disk activity at a specific time every day, it's
> most likely one of the periodic cron jobs. Most of these are
> specified by files in /etc/cron.daily, /etc/cron.hourly, and /etc/
> cron.monthly. You can disable individual jobs by removing the
> execute bits on their scripts in those directories. You can also
> change when they run by editing the "run-parts" entries in /etc/crontab.
> I had to do this once when I had a server in my dorm room. The
> server was at the foot of my bed, and it had a noisy old Kalok IDE
> hard disk as one of its drives. The nightly updatedb job kept waking
> me up, so I moved it to a time when I'd already be awake. ;)
> You'll never get rid of *all* of the disk activity because there's a
> lot going on behind the scenes in a Linux system.
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