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Old 03-16-2004, 06:48 PM   #1
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harddrive going nuts


Hi im in rh9 and was wondering why my harddrive goes absolutely crayzee every 1/2hour as if its moving every file on the hdd at once??
 
Old 03-16-2004, 06:51 PM   #2
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That's probably the update program for locate or slocate. It scans for files so you can easily find them when searching.

There is probably a cronjob owned by root (or a system cronjob, depending on what cron daemon your system has) that triggers the slocate database update and you can set it to run less often if you wish to.


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