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Re: Finding what is accessing drive?



On Saturday 09 April 2005 09:33 pm, Neil Dugan wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a small computer with FC3 installed on a ext3 partition, being
> used as a PostgreSQL database server.
>
> I setup hdparm to turn off the hard-drive, but something is accessing
> the hard-drive making it stay on.
>
> Using 'top -i' it seems that kjournald seems to be accessing the hard-
> drive every few minutes.  There is no man page for kjournald.
>
> What is kjournald?
> Any ideas on locating what program is accessing the hard-drive if it
> isn't kjournald?
>
> Regards Neil.
There are many deamons that will do this syslogd, crond, updatedb, even 
iptables.  This is actually normal house keeping for a Linux/Unix system.
-- 
John H Ludwig


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