[OM2008/testing] "HZ" is wrong?

Vasco Névoa vasco.nevoa at sapo.pt
Wed Dec 24 01:49:20 CET 2008

Mike (mwester) escreveu:
> Vasco Névoa wrote:
>> Thanks for sharing that, Billy K.
>> I tried your package, but there isn't much difference... something else
>> must be bottlenecking the system.
>> I gave up after 24 hours, and I'm doing it in a laptop. :(
> If you are extracting to "/media/sda<n>", then the problem may well be
> that the "/media/*" mounts are all mounted with the "sync" flag.
> mount -o remount,async /media/sda<n>
> And try again - it should be orders of magnitude faster.
> BTW, mounting sync is a Very Good thing normally, as it limits
> filesystem corruption in the inevitable case of the FR crashing on you,
> but the cost is that write operations are far far slower.  Also note
> that if the GPS is turned on, then SD card operations will be slower still.
> Mike (mwester
Thanks for the tips!
No, the GPS was off, and AFAIK the mount was default (async?)...
But I'll try again later to check that flag! :)

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