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Re: [opensuse-factory] Bug 177758
  • From: Frank-Michael Fischer <fmfischer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 May 2006 09:54:16 +0200
  • Message-id: <4472BFA8.4080609@xxxxxxx>
Peter Czanik wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Marcus Meissner wrote:
>> 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.
>>
> It's an often reported bug on the Hungarian SUSE mailing list, so I
> can confirm this behavior. AFAIK it's a problem on slower machines,
> and comes combined with beagle. But 'parse-metadata' is the most often
> reported resource hog.
>
>
>> You are overblowing the issue.
>>
> I think, he is right for slower machines, but it's a non issue on
> recent machines (max 2 years old).
>
>> /etc/init.d/novell-zmd stop
>> rpm -e zmd rug zen-updater
>>
> Is there any functionality lost this way? I know, that the update icon
>> from the tray will be gone, which is a positive change for me :-)
> Anything else? Bye,
> CzP
>
These are three machines showing this bug: 2GHz/512MB, 2.2GHz/512MB and
2.8GHz/1GB. Older, slow machines?

FMF


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