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Re: how to find out which program is using the harddrive

Tamas K Papp <tpapp@Princeton.EDU> wrote:
> Even though I don't have sleep on my powerbook yet, I am OK with just
> closing the lid and letting the screen sleep.  However, something is
> using the hard disk about every 2 seconds...  How can I find out what
> it is?

echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/block_dump; cat /proc/kmsg; echo 0 >

> lsof, now nothing changes there.  What else could it be?  Does

Maybe you use an journaled file system? The kjournald write from time to
time on the disk. Don't know, what he's doing there.


Nicht was du bist, ist es was dich ehrt, wie du bist bestimmt den Wert.
Wünsche hat man oft und viel, nur wer lernt erreicht sein Ziel.

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