[mythtv-users] Hard disk access
bubbaslash at gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 21:09:30 EST 2005
On 12/11/05, John Andersen <jsamyth at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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Or... you could add "noatime,nodiratime" to your mounts in /etc/fstab.
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