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Re: apt vs. SSD computers

On Sat, Dec 01, 2012 at 05:46:25PM +0800, jidanni@jidanni.org wrote:
> Sorry this is off topic but those other apt groups nobody ever replies.

Indeed, this is off topic, you should probably ask debian-user.

> I find that no matter how much I nice(1) apt(itude) update stuff,
> even with Acquire::PDiffs "false";
> after the fetch is over, the next part slows SSD computers so far down
> that one must forget doing anything else for one or two minutes.

After fetch, like when apt calls dpkg ?
Try eatmydata or dpkg configuration force-unsafe-io.

Simon Paillard

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