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Find out, why your disk never stops

If you have a small router and want to find out, which program keeps the harddisk busy, try this:


echo 1 > /proc/sys/vm/block_dump


And take a look into your syslog. So you can find out, why your disk is never spinning down even if you configured power management to do so.


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