Marc Lehmann wrote:
> You could, of course, just disable atime but that's far worse a solution, as
> every write will trigger a spin up.
What I have done on my laptop when disconnected is to
a) Have the filesystems mounted with noatime
b) Retuned /proc/sys/vm/bdflush to longest possible flush delays
Works quite well, but yes it can be done more efficient.
-- Henrik Nordstrom
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