Subject: Re: jerky interactive behavior -- a clue?
To: None <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/25/2007 23:03:58
On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 03:44:20 +0000 (UTC)
Geoff Wing <> wrote:

> Steven M. Bellovin <> typed:
> : "Blair Sadewitz" <> wrote:
> :> What brought this to mind is that this always seems to happen when
> I :> am doing large CVS operations, viz. heavy I/O involving network
> and :> disk use.
> : Perry has reported the same thing.  I haven't noticed that.
> I find it on CVS updates on my softdep'd netbsd src fs:
>   /dev/wd0h on /usr/netbsd type ffs (noexec, nosuid,
> 	nocoredump, noatime, soft dependencies, NFS exported, local)

I don't use softdep.
> My suspicion was that it's related to chuq's vnode fixes.  I haven't
> investigated yet.  Anybody tried to pinpoint a time yet?
I tried, but my fetch/build script had some problems.  I'll try again

		--Steve Bellovin,