View Full Version : [ubuntu] Periodic Disk Access is driving me CRAZY

December 8th, 2010, 03:38 PM
Today I went for a walk and left my laptop which runs Ubuntu 10.10 on, and when I came home I noticed periodic "heartbeat" noises coming from it... I did some searching and it seems it's a problem with the hard drive being "parked" and then instantly "unparked" again, or something like that... but that "bug" was from the times of Gutsy And Hardy, and I never had this problem before... What should I do? The noise is driving me mad!

Additional information: I tried hdparm, and nothing changed

It only stops if I run Disk Utility>Smart Data>self testing