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SubjectRe: who is writing to disk
Hi!

> I found a process constantly writing to disk when I run gnome as desktop
> and while the whole system is idle. I don't find anything in the log
> file, and I don't see anything updated in my home dir or in /tmp. Does it
> sound like bdflush is writing? But I don't hear the disk access when I
> am not running gnome.
>
> My question then is, is there a (monitoring) tool that can tell me who is
> writing to disk? Or how I configure the kernel to know that?

Access time updates? Try mounting with noatime.
Pavel

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