Am 26.04.2012 17:15, schrieb Samuel Thibault:
> Philipp Klaus Krause, le Thu 26 Apr 2012 17:13:39 +0200, a écrit :
>> Another problem is performance wrt. disc access. Hurd feels slow, and my
>> hdd is rattling all the time when I do something in Hurd. top always
>> reports ext2fs as main cpu user and often gives ext2fs cpu usage at up
>> to 50%, even for tasks that tend to be CPU bound when run on the host
>> system (e.g. compiling something, ext2fs is at the top, and the compiler
>> itself is further down the list as is make).
> Did you use the cache=writeback option for the disk?
Thanks. The disc rattling noise is mostly gone now that Iuse a writeback
cache, but top still reports ext2fs as the main cpu time user.
Here's typical start of top output when compiling something (as yu can
see ext2fs is above 50% and dwarf everything else):