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[vdr] Re: HDD access every 30 secs? (Slightly OT)
i don't think, that it is critical for the lifetime of a hdd, if it is
accessed ... the device is constructed to be used ;)
More critical it would be, if the hdd would be send to power saving modes
and must spin up severall times. This would stress the motor. By this reason
the lifetime of an hdd is specified by power cycle events on severall
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of
> Christof Soehngen
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 7:58 AM
> To: Linux-VDR Mailinglist
> Subject: [vdr] HDD access every 30 secs? (Slightly OT)
> Hello there!
> I have question concerning my VDR box: Roughly every 30 secs, there is a
> HDD activity, I can see the hdd-led flash for a moment. This behaviour
> is even if VDR is doing "nothing".
> Now I don't want this behaviour because of the reduced lifetime of the
> My question: Is there anyway I can figure out who (which process) is
> accessing the disk and why?
> I use SuSE Linux 7.3, run LinVDR, Samba, automount.
> Maybe it's automount daemon? This whould maybe not "activate" the hdd
> (not harmful)?
> Thanks, Christof
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