Monitors disk activity
'noflushd' is a daemon that monitors disk activity, spins down disks whose idle time exceeds a certain timeout, and stops writes to them in order to keep them spun down as long as possible. It's mainly used on laptops to save power, but can also be useful to desktop users with noisy hard disks. 'noflushd' requires the kernel thread 'kupdate' found in the Linux kernel v. 2.2.11 and later. For earlier kernels, bdflush version 1.6 provides equal functionality
DocumentationUser README included
released on 25 July 2010
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||20 January 2004|
Leaders and contributors
|See the THANKS file in the distribution for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=12257|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=12257&atid=112257|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/noflushd-devel|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 March 2017.
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