Disk access is slowing my Eee PC

Matthias Apitz matthias.apitz at oclc.org
Thu Aug 28 18:55:46 UTC 2008

El día Thursday, August 28, 2008 a las 07:07:44PM +0200, Lars Stokholm escribió:

> Hi,
> I've successfully installed FreeBSD 7-STABLE on my Eee PC 900. Just
> one problem. Quite regularly the machine becomes unresponsive. I asume
> because of something reading from or writing from the SSD, because it
> always happens when the disk activity indicator is lit and it stops
> immediately when it's turned off again. Sometimes it lasts as long as
> 20-30 seconds, just when using Firefox, OOo or similar.
> Any ideas on how to deal with this? And just as interresting; what's the cause?

Hello Lars,

I've one of these eeePC 900 installed by my own and a fried of my as
well; he runs mySQL, Apache and a blogging engine on top of this without
any kind of problems; I use mineone for writing stuff and reading with
KDE's konqueror, as well without any issues;

the installation was done in both cases follwing this guide:

don't know if this will help you;


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