[ubuntu-uk] odd hd activity

Kris Marsh moogman at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 15:42:53 BST 2007

On 10/18/07, norman <norman at littletank.org> wrote:
> For some unknown reason my hard drive becomes very active for about 5
> minutes and then stops. This activity is repeated at half hourly
> intervals. I would like to find out what is causing this but do not know
> how to go about it. The activity started only a day or two ago. Please,
> could some wise person advise me on what to try?
> Norman
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Hi Norman,

I suspect it's Tracker / Beagle or something similar. Check the system
monitor by clicking the menu System->Administration->System Monitor,
and sort the columns by CPU.

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