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Re: Problem with noflushd in Sarge

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 11:19:29PM +0100, Matthew T. Atkinson wrote:
> 'ello,
> I'm pretty sure that noflushd is not spinning down /dev/hdd after 5 mins
> (which is how I have it set up).  Unfortunately, no messages from it are
> appearing in syslog (they used to in Woody) so I am unable to tell
> exactly what isn't working.
> Has anyone else had these problems?  Is there a known bug and/or
> workaround?

It could be due to the fact that by default (if you're using EXT3 as
your file system) the journal gets written to the disk every five

What about using APM, or hdparm?

-- Thomas Adam
"Frankly, Mr. Shankly, since you ask. You are a flatulent pain in 
the arse." -- Morrissey.

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