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Re: [SLE] Slow YOU update times in 8.1
  • From: Marcel Broekman <m.broek@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 01:38:09 +0100
  • Message-id: <200211010138.09224.m.broek@xxxxxxxxx>
Op vrijdag 1 november 2002 00:26, schreef Doug Glenn:
> I am experiancing 15-20 minute waits on a cable connection before it
> displays the results where I can choose the packages. This same time
> occurs no matter what site I select, or if I select manual or
> automatic.
>
> This is on a Athlon 1800 system with plenty of ram and drive space,
> so it is not hardware related. I can also browse the web and get
> email without pause while YOU is running.
>
> I have both name servers in the resolv.conf, and my own system in
> hosts (although I recently added it, the problem existed before I
> added it).
>
> Throughput at dslreports.com shows 800+ throughput. So it does not
> appear the bandwidth is impaired either.
>
> Has anyone seen this and resolved it? Has it been reported to Suse? I
> cannot find any reference in the SDB regarding this or in this
> newsgroup (that I found)
>
> Doug

Hi Doug,

Same here, maybe not 15-20 minutes but still very very ssslllooowww.
Check out one of the alternative update tools. Don't know if fou4s works
for 8.1 but apt-get certainly does, fast!

regards, Marcel



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