On Wed, 2020-02-12 at 13:10 -0600, Dave Ulrick wrote: > In addition to one PC that mounted a green USB drive under /var I > had several other PCs that mounted a NAS under /var. That NAS is > intended to store backup files so its hard drive is configured to > spin down after 10 idle minutes. > > In view of these findings, I've reconfigured my PCs to mount the > backups directory under /mnt instead of /var. So far since doing so > I've not noticed any spin-up delays related to a USB hard drive or > the backup NAS. > > Thanks, Tim!
Glad to help, even if I'm not quite sure how I steered things in the right way. ;-) It was one of those "in the back of my mind" ideas. Gnome (or Gnome-based) things, will put temporary auto-mounting things (flash drives, etc) inside of /var/run/, then give you an apparently separate mount point. You'll get a desktop icon for it, and no immediate indication that it's accessed through /var/run. I'm not sure if the same applies to KDE. -- uname -rsvp Linux 3.10.0-1062.12.1.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Feb 4 23:02:59 UTC 2020 x86_64 Boilerplate: All unexpected mail to my mailbox is automatically deleted. I will only get to see the messages that are posted to the mailing list. _______________________________________________ users mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org Fedora Code of Conduct: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/project/code-of-conduct/ List Guidelines: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Mailing_list_guidelines List Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org