Subject: Re: Showing which processes are writing to disk
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: Brian de Alwis <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/27/2003 17:45:58
I should have reworded that: when running with little load, the
[usb0] process shows up periodically, which is then often followed
by the [ioflush] process, which causes the disk to spin up.  But
I can't think of what might be written -- and hence my request.

On 2003.05.27 23:51:37 +0200, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Brian de Alwis wrote:
> >The [usb0] kernel process seems to cause disk-writes quite often.
> >
> I can't believe that.  The usbN processes are not involved in anything but
> waiting for usb devices to appear and disappear.
>    -- Lennart

     Brian de Alwis | Graduate student | Software Practices Lab | UBC
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