[ubuntu-uk] How do I kill jbd2?
clanlaw at gmail.com
Thu Feb 1 21:17:02 UTC 2018
On 1 February 2018 at 20:58, Mark Lawrence <breamoreboy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes that's right, kill it, before my laptop, myself or both go out of the
> window. Why, my disk has been clattering away for the last 4 hours and
> it's getting right up my nose? My annoyance is mostly due to moving away
> from Windows so that the anti-virus wasn't constantly hammering my disk,
> instead jbd2 has taken over. I could understand it if I thought it had
> something to do, but it's beyond my extremely limited knowledge of ubuntu.
> Worse is that it will go hours or even days without a peep. What gives?
Is there anything noteworthy in /var/log/syslog when this happens? Also
worth telling us which release of Ubuntu you are using, and which flavour
if it is not the basic one.
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