Re: Tar slow as heck!

Doug (doemill@shocking.com)
Wed, 2 Dec 1998 18:32:05 -0800 (PST)


On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:

> On Tue, 1 Dec 1998, Doug wrote:
> 
> > Hello
> > I havent done anything to anything latley, but now my tar is soo extremely
> > slow.
> > Do you know how long it took me to un-tar afterstep? like 1 or 2 hours!
> > i do a " tar -zxvpf filename.tar.gz " and it will uncompress one file about
> > every 5-10 seconds! there is no variation in speed. I know its not because
> > i have a slow pc, i have Redhat5.0 hurricane, a Pentium Pro 266, with 48MB
> > RAM. thank you
> > 		Doug
> 
> 1. Check to make sure you're not out of disk space.
> 

I am not out of disk space, or memory.


> 2. Check top to see if something is sucking down all your clock cycles.
> 

I dont see anything sucking any %CPU

> 3. STOP overclocking your CPU if you're doing so.
> 
I am not overclocking either.

> If none of these three things work, then you need to take your computer to
> a repair shop because something is fried.
> 

Something is fried !?! DOH !!!


> I'll also forgo the usual "qhy did you post this question to the Afterstep
> list?" harassment, since I'm sure everyone is tired of doing it by now.
> 


I posted this because i have had a problem with it for a long time, and I
just saw someone post a message out of topic and get awnserd so i thought I
would also.

> 
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