Computer Tips - Is there any way to reduce disk activity on a busy Linux box?
Date: 2004Sep7 OS: Linux Q. Is there any way to reduce disk activity on a busy Linux box? A. I recently read in man page for /etc/syslog.conf that you place a dash in front of file names to precent syncing. I did this for some busy logs and it has reduced disk activity noticibly. eg:mail.* -/var/log/maillog