View Full Version : What's accessing my HDD

27th December 2006, 09:51 AM

I've just installed FC6 so pretty new to it all. I noticed that my HDD light is going crazy right now for some reason. How can find out which program is accessing the drive??

paul matthijsse
27th December 2006, 10:46 AM
type "top" in a terminal, big chance that you see entries like Beagle or Prelink of Makewhatis, those are indexing programs

27th December 2006, 01:40 PM
yep i saw makewhatis and prelink. Are they supposed to be doing that?

paul matthijsse
27th December 2006, 05:00 PM
i think so yes, those are system activities...