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Re: ext3 waking hard disk



Hi,

On Mon, May 06, 2002 at 12:16:44PM +0200, Martin Waitz wrote:
> 
> when using ext3, i can't get my hard disks to go to standby mode
> any more. i am using timeouts set by hdparm with 2.4.18 kernels.

Hmm, I've no idea --- it works fine for me.

> i suspect ext3's journal to be causing the disk accesses.
> is that possible?

The journal shouldn't be active unless there is data queued for write
to the disk.

Cheers,
 Stephen





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