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RE: Finding what is accessing drive?



> -----Original Message-----
> 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.

It's the EXT3 journaling. As I recall you can set how frequently it updates,
default is something like every 5 seconds.

Brian


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