Bug madness: High frequency of load/unload cycles

Chris Jones chris.jones at canonical.com
Thu Oct 16 11:57:24 UTC 2008


Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> I still see a solution: the hdparm

At best that seems like a workaround. I'm pretty sure I saw Matthew
Garrett say that the underlying cause of the high parking rate is that
Linux's disk IO pattern is quite different to that of Windows, and that
we ought to be able to change that so the disk is touched less frequently.

Chris Jones

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