Who is writing in the disks?
peery at io.com
Fri Nov 3 13:06:39 UTC 2006
Carlos H. Reimer wrote:
> The iostat is showing that some one is writing in disks sda and sdb
> but it should not happen as almost all the requests from the system
> should be queries and not updates.
You may be seeing access time updates depending on what sort of disk READING activity. Take a look at the "noatime" option for mount. (man 8 mount).
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