Re: Heavy harddrive use after startup
* Roy Pluschke <email@example.com> [030201 12:33]:
> On Sat, 1 Feb 2003 10:36:16 +0100
> Rohan Nicholls <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have this also and believe that it is updatedb (used by locate)
> running in the background. I hardly ever turn my box off but if I do
> the next day after I boot the computer is almost unusable for 3 to 5
> minutes due to disk activity. If the computer is left on the same
> thing occours at around 7:00 am. Check your /etc/cron.daily dir to see
> what is being run. Hope this helps.
Thanks that seems to be the thing, one of the scripts updates the find
db, so this must be what is going on.
It went on for a long time this morning, and I made a lot of changes to
the system yesterday, so that might have been part of it.
Makes much more sense, feeling better about it now, thanks again,