Description of problem:
Ive been monitoring my disk usage in preparation to migrate to an SSD. on drawback of SSD is that you can only write to each sector a set number of times before it fails. if we can reduce the chattyness of filesystem and programs, SSD would be more viable and safer to use for more users.
xfce4-time-out-plugin has written 20.64Mb of data to the drive in small bursts over the past 12hrs. is this really necessary?
here is a dump of iotop -a -o after 12.5hrs
2753 be/4 kronos 0.00 B 20.64 M 0.00 % 0.00 % xfce4-time-out-plugin 17 16777259 xfce4-time-out-plugin Time Out Automatically controlled time outs and breaks
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Steps to Reproduce:
maybe a few KB of data after a several weeks, but not this much this fast
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 722815 ***