Re: different behaviour with badblocks on 2.6.0-test1-mm1-07int

From: Apurva Mehta (
Date: Wed Jul 23 2003 - 03:18:44 EST

* Mike Fedyk <> [2003-07-23 12:01]:
> Hi,
> I was testing a hard drive with badblocks (from the e2fsprogs-1.34) on the
> 2.6.0-test1-mm1-07int (with Con's scheduler patch), and I noticed in vmstat
> and gkrellm that during the write passes there are reads on the same drive
> when there should only be writes.
> I tried stracing badblocks, but all it showed was write() calls, and vmstat
> and gkrellm showed reads only, so it modified the behaviour.
> Has anyone else seen this?

On 2.6.0-test1, gkrellm does not show any disk usage at all for
me. The disk usage krell just remains blank. vmstat reports expected
usage though.

        - Apurva
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