Subject: Re: Who's accessing my disk?
To: Ken Hornstein <>
From: Jukka Marin <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/09/1999 16:00:34
On Mon, Feb 08, 1999 at 04:02:17PM -0500, Ken Hornstein wrote:
> >Maybe I'm doing something wrong, then?  I'm running the 990131 snapshot.
> >Here's my fstab:
> >[...]
> >/dev/wd0g       /home   ffs     rw                      1 2
> You know, you don't have noatime set on your home directory.  Does
> that affect anything?  (Might want to do it on /tmp as well, because
> there's an X11 socket there, even though that's mfs).

I added noatime to both and yes, it helped a bit - but still the disk
starts up again every now and then, even though the machine is disconnected
from Ethernet and doing nothing.  (I killed cron already so it's not cron
that's writing to disk now..)

Thanks for the hint,