chromium producing constant hdd access

Chad Perrin perrin at
Mon Jan 17 01:56:31 UTC 2011

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 11:51:43AM +0000, Alexander Best wrote:
> hi there,
> i noticed chromium is producing a lot of hdd activity. i think it writes every
> 1kb of new data directly to disk or so. is there a way to increase chromiums
> download buffer somehow. firefox or opera seem to have a much larger download
> buffer and write bigger chunks to disk. thus they produce a lot less hdd writes
> per second.
> has anybody experienced the same behavior?

I haven't used the Chromium browser in months, since a bunch of
vulnerabilities arose and the port maintainer's business model evidently
makes it impossible for him to update the port to fix vulnerabilities
that are less than a year old.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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