what tool to find what's writing to disk

Matthew R. Dempsky mrd at alkemio.org
Mon Apr 17 18:02:08 UTC 2006

On Mon, Apr 17, 2006 at 10:21:39AM -0700, Gary W. Swearingen wrote:
> It's a process that runs in the background doing stuff forever.
> How's that not a daemon?

If that's your definition of a daemon, then sure, it's a daemon.

However, most people only consider user-space processes to be daemons, 
and, as Gary stated, pdflush is a kernel process.

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