> I don't understand what can be causing the behaviour which you
> report. Presumably, some application is generating disk writes,
> and kjournald is thus performing disk IO every five seconds.
The only such "application" could be syslogd or apmd. There is virtually
nothing more running in single user mode.
> If possible, could you please edit fs/jbd/journal.c and change
> journal->j_commit_interval = (HZ * 5);
> journal->j_commit_interval = (HZ * 30);
Just tried it. Unfortunately, it didn't improve anything. Consistent
failure what doing "apm -s". I tried some 15 times or so in single user
Should you, or anybody else, have further suggestions, I'll be happy to
try them out.
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