Re: controlling the load average
Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > > A lot of programs start update-menus in the background upon
> > > installation. If you install (or upgrade) 50 of them, you get 50 running
> > > update-menus processes fighting for CPU cycles.
> > That's not true, update-menu detect there is already a copy running and
> > doesn't start a new one. Once dpkg is finished that single update-menu
> > process will update all menus.
> Then it must be a bug in the current update-menus, since I definitely saw
> lots of update-menus processes running.
I can confirm that (top d 60 S on a second monitor is pretty handy ;) , but as
I was only upgrading a few packages, it didn't get serious.
To boldly go where I surely don't belong.
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