Comment 7 for bug 343371

I'll check it out and if that's the problem, I'll mark this bug a
duplicate of the other.

qwerty wrote:
> I had a problem with a sata disk under heavy I/O ... response time
> degraded when loading/starting new applications (... until the disk
> finally freezed).
>
> I solved my problem by fine tunning the "pdflush" parameters...
>
> Monitor the "Dirty" values in " cat /proc/meminfo" ... if the values
> remain high (... are not cleaned frequently enough) then the problem
> might be the "pdflush" configuration.
>
> If the problem is the "pdflush" then check this link :
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/270794/comments/12
>
> ... I hope it helps.
>
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