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Re: build.sh: set creation is serialized
On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 09:11:01PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On my system, the disk scheduler still seems to work very badly in the
> face of multiple consecutive tasks. (One spindle, ffs on cgd on wd.)
> One task doing heavy disk I/O (rm -rf a large directory tree, cp -RPp a
> large tree, unpack a tarball with many files) causes other tasks that
> try to access the disk to experience very bad performance. Multiple
> simultaneous disk-intensive tasks makes the system almost unusable for
> interactive work.
Are you using ffs without softupdates?
David A. Holland
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