Prevent process in disk wait

Olivier Nicole on at
Thu Oct 12 18:32:48 PDT 2006

> While installing the Ruby port on a 6.1-Release system (uname -a
> ...
> 37788  p0  DL+   39:43.11 ./ruby18 ./bin/rdoc --all --ri --op
> /usr/local/share/ri/1.8/system .
> The system is an old Pentium 5 with a standard IDE drive. Is there a

I got hit bit that a couple of times too.

For some reason, Ruby at some stage tries to browse the complete hard
disk in order to find things like libraries.

At least that's what I guessed.

Anser was: get a better/newer hardware.


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