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    SubjectRe: Is there a way to keep the 2.6 kjournald from writing to idle disks? (to allow spin-downs)
    Micha Feigin wrote:
    >>My curiosity isn't completely gone, though, so maybe one day I'll try to
    >>find out who-is-trying-to-read-what, "find -atime ..." didn't reveal the
    > It might help you find the culprit. There is a laptopmode patch
    > for 2.6. If you echo a number n larger then 1 into
    > /proc/sys/vm/laptopmode it will dump the first n disk accesses to the
    > console (The docs that come with the patch have the complete
    > description).

    This was true in the first version (for /proc/sys/vm/block_dump, not
    laptop_mode), however, this approach was then shot down in favor of a
    simple on/off flag.

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