On Tuesday 31 August 2004 18:39, BandiPat wrote:
hmm, what are you guys doing to your systems? From the moment of selecting that module to module window appears is 10 seconds. To full operability, after checking files & dependencies, 15 seconds. That Ultra 160 should be killer Randall, since my IDE is only doing ATA 100 and IDE sucks. ;o)
Sure sounds like something is out of sync on somebody's systems to me.
I don't really think there's a problem. I have 1636 packages installed ("rpm -qa |wc -l") and have two configured installation sources, the distribution DVD and an FTP server. I think the latter slows the startup process. Also there appears to be a very sizeable effect from in-memory caching of disk blocks, because if I run it twice in immediate succession, the second launch is much quicker.
Once everything's cached, starting "time /sbin/yast2 sw_single" and pressing "Cancel" as soon as the watch cursor changes to the arrow gives:
Elapsed: 0m16s; User: 0m11.1s; System: 0m1.3s
The main Install and Remove window appears about 7.25 seconds after I launch yast2.
So like I said, I'm just impatient.