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Re: Hardrive clicking / Kernel issue or daemon ?

On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 22:41, vejmarie numericable fr wrote:
> Hi,
> I just have installed successfully FC2 on my brand new laptop ( Compaq R3140US )
> based on AMD64 mobile chip. I have manage to run it with the nvidia driver (
> without GLX support in hardware unfortunatly , the GLX library provided seems
> to work only with Xfree86 stack and not Xorg ), I face a strange issue right
> now with my hard drive.
> It is clicking let's say every 10 to 30 s like if the head of the hardrive where
> put in an off position and restarted or like if my disk was going to die. I
> though that my hard drive was a Dead on arrival one and re installed windows to
> check ( sorry for the debugging way ), and everything works fine so it seems to
> be a Linux issue, tried with redHat AS 3 and no issue, so seems to be FC 2
> related.

Just a SWAG, could it be smartd?  Try killing smartd and see if the
clicking continues.


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