Re: Odd system slowdown...

Richard Gooch (Richard.Gooch@atnf.CSIRO.AU)
Tue, 28 Jul 1998 11:30:31 +1000 writes:
> An odd side-effect I am having with 2.1.111 pre-1 plus devfs-v45
> (can't imagine it's devfs's fault though) is that my system is
> getting considerably slower, as if some program is taking up a lot
> of CPU time. I am running Lynx 2.8.1dev-17, and MikMod, which take
> up some time, but I was running this exact same combination of
> programs much earlier and didn't have nearly as much slowdown
> trouble as I am right now... The system's been up 1 hour, 7
> minutes. I'm noticing that Lynx is taking a lot of time to update
> the screen or process the next key I hit.

Well, an easy test is to try 2.1.111-pre1 without the devfs patch and
see if it's any different. Also, try 2.1.112-pre1 instead.
How much RAM does your machine have?



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