Find out, why your disk never stops

Posted by ads on Tuesday, 2007-06-19
Posted in [Software]

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. That’s how you can find out, why your disk is never spinning down even if you configured power management to do so.

Categories: [Software]
Tags: [Linux] [Sleep] [Software]