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Turn off atime disk writes

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Administrators can save a lot of needless writes to the disk by mounting partitions with noatime. Even if a file is read a write will occur to disk unless you disable atime disk write updates.

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 read more | score:8592 | -aweber, March 14, 2012 (Updated: March 15, 2012)
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