On Sun, 1 Feb 2004, Sören Lorenz wrote:

> I'm using Squid on my Home-Router, which is a Linux-Box running the
> fli4l-Distro. The problem is that the harddisk never enters idle-mode,
> because of Squids disk accesses every few seconds.

This is most likely the background task scanning the cache for leftover
crap. It can only be disabled by modifying the source (look for
storeDirClean event) or by running your Squid without a disk cache.