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Re: program launch time improved?

On Sun, Jan 22, 2012 at 06:09:10PM +0000, wrote:
 > Has a disk, io, or some other subsystem been affected lately that would
 > drastically improve program loadtimes from a freshly booted system (I'm
 > amd64). Over the last few weeks, when launching my typical apps after
 > a fresh system boot (Firefox, emacs, tclsh...) the load times until
 > a display/s were l-o-n-g. Typical scenario would be what appeared to
 > be an inordinate amount of disk activity before program launch. Since
 > ~yesterday, it seems things are *dramatically* faster.
 > Apologies for the really subjective mail, but am curious what's changed,
 > and this description may be enough for the people who changed [whatever]
 > to say "That sounds like something I could have affected." Whoever the
 > responsible people are, keep up the excellent work!

The only thing I recall seeing was silly locking in fileassoc... so
maybe if you have that turned on, that's it?

David A. Holland

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