Why does the 'find' program run when waking from sleep?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by dolphin842, Nov 17, 2007.

  1. dolphin842 macrumors 65816

    Jul 14, 2004
    Since installing Leopard, I've noticed on a number of occasions that the 'find' program runs for about 5 minutes after waking the my intel iMac from sleep. This program takes up about 50% of a cpu core and thrashes the hard drive. I've seen another intel iMac do this as well. Any idea what's going on, or if this is supposed to happen?
  2. NAG macrumors 68030


    Aug 6, 2003
    I believe it is related to spotlight's indexing feature.

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