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Re: HD always churning



On Fri, 2003-10-24 at 09:20, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Oct 2003, Felix Miata wrote:
> 
> >My HD never stops since installing severn. This doesn't happen in
> >windoze or SuSE, didn't happen in shrike. I don't recognize anything in
> >top that might cause this. All that useless activity interferes with A/V
> >play. The noise is annoying too. How to I find out what's doing this and
> >stop it?
> 
> It's probably prelink getting ran via a cronjob.

Out of curiosity, is there any way to put the system in "laptop mode" (I
don't just mean the kernel changes) and have this stuff turned off
automatically?  The hard-drive activity isn't being nice to my battery
life.

-- 
Sean Middleditch <elanthis awesomeplay com>
AwesomePlay Productions, Inc.




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