[Libtorrent-devel] finding the cause of disk spinup
karlis.repsons at gmail.com
Fri Oct 16 16:51:36 UTC 2009
On Wednesday 14 October 2009 10:16:44 Anders Eriksson wrote:
> While you should definitely follow Andersson's advice on laptop-mode, I'd
> guess this is caused by parts of the rtorrent being dropped from memory (in
> favor of making room for the page cache). When the download is finished,
> some not-yet-used part of the binary is accessed, and the kernel pages it
> backin again.
> Pure speculations, though. My may ant to play with mlock.
After several days of testing I found out, that bash is causing that!
block_dump showed... I don't know why. Now I wonder if I will be able to
make "screen -R" the login shell and rtorrent its internal shell.
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