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RE: tlug: what happened?

tlug note from =?iso-8859-1?Q?Thomas_B=E4tzler?= <>

>tlug note from Jim Schweizer <>

>A strange thing happened this morning as I was reading mail
>off-line. The hard drive started making a lot of noise as if
>processing a heavy load. 
>Using top I check again and there was a find / (nsf...
>something (I couldn't see if the line continued) followed by
>sort, more find .. more sort then a quick frcode then the pid
>exited. All this was run as root. As this is a stand alone box
>and I was logged in as jim - not root I assume this was some
>kind of file/system check..

Sounds like the usual updatedb command that builds the
locate database. At least on my Debian system it's installed
as a default.

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