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Re: OT: performance problems.

also sprach Dave Sherohman <esper@sherohman.org> [2002.01.07.1709 +0100]:
> Although I think that ALSA sounds like the most likely source of trouble,
> based on previous responses, I'll also point out that, with load in the
> 3-4 range but CPU at 75% idle, your major bottleneck is most likely I/O,
> not processor time, so nice isn't likely to help much (if at all).

that's a pretty good point. i'll look into it. what are disk intensive
processes that don't eat CPU time? cp?

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