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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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