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SubjectRe: 2.0.31-pre9: "noise after df"
On Mon, 15 Sep 1997, Ulrich Windl wrote:

-> (If I'm the only one to debug with ears, please excuse)
-> I think that "df" makes more noise on my harddisk than previous (i.e.
-> 2.0.30) kernels.
-> Can it be that some metadata is never written back to disk unless a
-> "df" (or manual sync()) is done? My ears suggest that more data is
-> written back now...
-> Maybe someone can check it. And you can send me the CD "The sounds of
-> the most popular harddisks"... ;-)

My harddisk is so silent, I would'nt know (Fireball 3.2 ST Ultra IDE). Exept
on spinup and spindown when it sounds like a jet engine ;-)

Hugo Van den Berg -
Tel: +31-30-6025400 Fax: +31-30-6050799

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