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disk writes and alsa

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Re: disk writes and alsa

#11 Post by golden45 » Wed Mar 19, 2014 9:26 pm

I am running mepis12 and it uses sis audio drivers using intel system instead of pulse audio if this helps.It boots using sis drivers.

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Re: disk writes and alsa

#12 Post by qtech » Wed Mar 19, 2014 10:20 pm

BitJam wrote:
I think you may be onto something with the values in /proc/sys/vm/dirty_*.
I was wondering if the difference he's seeing with Mepis is simply a product of Warren's kernel tweaks (e.g. to the vm.dirty_ratio, etc.). If you've got a pure deb box it would be easy enough to confirm.

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sysctl -a | grep dirty
And while a little GUI tuning app would be cool, it's far too dangerous for the general public unless you really understand the risks, ramifications and pitfalls. The potential for data loss is significant if you get too aggressive with these settings or don't have a UPS attached to your box.

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