laptops and journalling filesystems

From: Tony Lill (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 21:54:20 EST

Do any of the current batch of journalling filesystems NOT diddle the
disk every 5 seconds? I've tried reiser and ext3 and they're both
antithetic to spinning down the disk. Any plans to fix this bug in
future kernels?

Tony Lill,                         Tony.Lill@AJLC.Waterloo.ON.CA
President, A. J. Lill Consultants        fax/data (519) 650 3571
539 Grand Valley Dr., Cambridge, Ont. N3H 2S2     (519) 241 2461
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