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Re: swsusp/pmdisk status on ppc?

On Wed, 2004-04-21 at 23:13, simon@nuit.ca wrote:
> Le Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 21:23:07 +0200, Christian Jaeger a écrit:
> > 
> > I ended up setting up shell aliases for all commands that give much
> > output, to pipe through cat. This makes it buffered in large pieces
> > which makes it fast again.
> one thing that did improve things for me as to certain slownesses in
> 2.6.x is my use of elevator=deadline in my append= instead of the
> default as scheduler; though in my case i have several criteria that
> helped me make that decision: i have a SCSI-based machine, i run 3
> databases on this machine: LDAP, mysql, and postgres (i'd run just LDAP
> and postgres, but WTF..). deadline scheduler is recommended for 2
> reasons, one for machines running a database, and one for SCSI drives.
> though i suspect the machines being talked about here are laptops of
> various sorts, therefore running IDE, and since they are laptops,
> they're not likely to be running databases, except maybe an LDAP slurpd,
> heh.
> you might try it, though to see if it helps any. usual disclaimers apply
> ;)

Your hint is appreciated as it may be useful for other issues, but the
gnome-terminal sluggishness isn't related to disk I/O. It's likely a
gnome-terminal/vte bug which happens to be usable with the 2.4 process
scheduler but breaks with the 2.6 scheduler.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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