Re: Desktop becomes unresponsive during large file access
On 2008/12/2, Ron wrote:
> On 12/02/08 04:36, Slim Joe wrote:
>> When executing commands or programs on large files (> 100 MB),
>> the system becomes unresponsive.
>> I suspect this is either a scheduling problem or a module conflict.
>> Is there some kernel magic or option I need to disable or enable to
>> make this problem go away? If I remember correctly, I didn't encounter
>> this problem when I was using PATA drives with DMA enabled.
> How much RAM do you have? Your disk cache could be getting flushed
> or RAM pushed to swap, thus requiring "stuff" to be re-read from disk.
About 900 MB (1 GB RAM with some MB's alloted to
the onboard graphics). Should be good, right?