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Re: "Jane!!! Stop this crazy thing!!!"



On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 09:21 -0700, Mike Duffy wrote:
> Can anyone please explain to me why my hard drive continuously cycles
> every three to five seconds, even when I am not doing anything?  This
> is incredibly annoying.
> 
> I am using FC-4.  Does anyone know if this bug (please don't tell me
> it is a feature) has been fixed in FC-5?  Does anyone know if there
> are any other Linux distributions that do not have this bug?

I found that CUPS and/or eggcups (print monitor) seemed to be involved
with it, the latter in particular.  The activity would stop if you
logged out of Gnome (CUPS still runs, then, but eggcups didn't).

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