Re: Strange SCSI behavior in 2.0.7

Dale Scheetz (
Sat, 20 Jul 1996 18:54:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 20 Jul 1996, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Thu, 18 Jul 1996, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> > less /etc/modules
> > blink, blink, blink
> > <listing>
> Is . in your path, and is your current working dir somewhere on the CD?
> That would explain the access...though not necessarily the freezes,
> unless your SCSI system is real slow.
None of the above.

Turns out a user account was runing Midnight Commander as a background
process with the CD open in one file window. As soon as I killed this
process the console behavior went back to normal and the CD blinking went
away. I guess the question is: Why did this background process trigger
against console activity?



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