hard disk spin down

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 06:30:18 BST 2007


I ran into these settings that effect HD reading and use. Maybe they
would help?? They are supposed to make the Desktop more responsive.
sudo sysctl -w vm.swappiness=1
sudo sysctl -w vm.vfs_cache_pressure=50
And there was a setting to make it boot this way to but I did not copy
that down.
Douglas



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