RE: kded accessing HD every 500ms?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Andor [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 3:34 AM
> To: Udo Burghardt; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: kded accessing HD every 500ms?
> Hi Udo,
> On Friday 29 November 2002 5:22 pm, Udo Burghardt wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 29. November 2002 11:42 schrieb Daniel Andor:
> > > Since I upgraded from rc2 -> rc3 KDED now makes the hard
> disc's head move
> > > every 500ms when it polls the filesystem.
> > Just guessing: may be you can manage this by adding "noatime" to the
> > options of the corresponding entry in /etc/fstab. At least this solved a
> > similar problem like this for me some time ago.
> I've tried that:
> da209@piglet:~$ mount
> /dev/hda6 on / type auto (rw,noatime,errors=remount-ro)
> proc on /proc type proc (rw)
> but to no avail.
> Any other suggestions as to why it's doing this? Perhaps kded is
> trying to write to a log or error file? How can I find out?
You can always use find. Sign on as root, then run this:
sleep 310; find /var -mount \( -type d -o -type f \) -mmin -5
This will find anything modified in the last 5 minutes on the /var
partition. This should be enough to get you started finding the problem.