IBM x345 Dual 2.8Ghz Xeon poor performance

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Mon Jun 1 21:50:10 UTC 2009

> I recently aquired and IBM eServer x345, which is taking up to 12 hours
> to build a kernel!

sorry if it's stupod question but do you have softupdates enabled?

> I've spent quite a bit of spare time trawling archives
> etc for any hints to the reason why.
> Initally I thought it was the disks causing the problem, but the general
> usage of the machine and disk I/O is pretty snappy just seems to be CPU
> intensive operations where things seem to lag.

caches disabled?

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