Subject: Re: Power Management and IOflush???
To: Frederick Bruckman <email@example.com>
From: Feico Dillema <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/28/2000 19:50:14
On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 10:46:55AM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Tue, 28 Mar 2000, Feico Dillema wrote:
> > > > spin down but never for long). About every 30 seconds there's
> > > > diskaccess taking place, even if the system is idle and even when it
> > > > is in single user mode. Is the ioflush thread responsible for this?
> > > > And if so, is this a bug or a feature (that hopefully can be
> > > > configured away somehow)?
> > >
> > > Kill "update", and set update=NO in /etc/rc.conf.
> > I killed `update' a long time ago. Note that I see this behaviour even
> > in *single-user* mode with basically no other user-process running
> > than the root `sh'. So, the suspiciouns in the direction of the kernel
> > threads is rather strong I think.
Oh Oh! Suddenly this long-lasting problem has become non-reproducible
by me after a reboot. Very strange. I'll test some more. Ignore this unless
I get back to it. Sigh!