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Re: [opensuse-factory] Bug 177758
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 09:05:07 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060523070507.GA18576@xxxxxxx>
On Tue, May 23, 2006 at 08:08:02AM +0200, Frank-Michael Fischer wrote:
> Might sound a bit emotional, but the "parse-metadata" problem turns 10.1
> into a virtually unusable desktop for my customers (and me) really. In
> certain server setups it might be acceptable that the system needs up to
> 30 minutes after reboot before giving full power to the users. But on a
> desktop?

We cannot confirm this behaviour.

parse-metadata occassionaly leads to a slow down, but only a minute
at most and not on bootup.

> To me it smells like the end of SUSE on desktops, really. As I am using
> and testing other linux distros as well I know that the only difference
> is Zen. My wild guess: Zen architecture prevents it from performing
> well. Because if it would be the implementation of Zen making its
> performance so ridiculous, we would find some messages concering fixes
> and dramatic improvements and timetables.

You are overblowing the issue.

> For the time being none of my customers will upgrade to 10.1 or switch
> to SUSE.

You can also do:
/etc/init.d/novell-zmd stop
rpm -e zmd rug zen-updater

Ciao, Marcus

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