[mythtv-users] Hard disk access

John Andersen jsamyth at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 01:45:58 EST 2005

On 12/10/05, Mike Grusin <mgrusin at comcast.net> wrote:
> I've been wondering this myself ever since I got my FE+BE box running.  The
> hard drive light blinks approximately every second when it's "not doing
> anything" (which doesn't happen much anymore ;)  According to system
> information in Myth, almost all of the RAM is being used (512M), but none of
> the swap, so the drive access always puzzled me.

As opposed to once every 5 seconds without Myth running?
Your machine is always logging, linux has always been this way.

Disconnect the light and you won't worry about it so much. ;-)


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