Subject: Re: UVM/other problems for desktop users in current?
To: Jukka Marin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greywolf <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2002 14:01:10
On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, Jukka Marin wrote:
# During cvs update, both CPU's (server and client) were almost idle, but
# running "df" took at least 20 seconds and everything was pretty slow.
# Not nice.
This is owed at least partly to the fact that df(1) calls sync(2) before
doing anything to make sure that all metadata is up-to-date before
it attempts to retrieve statistics. CVS was probably doing mostly
I/O, at least updating atimes.
# I'm running 1.6-STABLE (yes, I know this is current-users, but the
# discussion was here! ;)
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