F13 install timings
On 03/19/2010 01:57 PM, John Reiser wrote:
>> ... stripped down kickstart server install of about 389 packages:
>> enablefilesystems 3:10s
>> postselection 24:27s
>> installpackages 14:30s
>> The install spends a long time displaying "Checking dependencies in
>> packages selected for installation" with no movement of the progress bar.
>> Interestingly a much larger install set on a laptop took only 1:34s in
> Are you sure that the optical drive on the server is OK? Those times for
> postselection (tens of minutes) smell like slow hardware [microcode]
> recovery for seek errors.
> Transfer the DVD to a USB2.0 flash memory device, boot the netinstall CD
> with extra parameter 'askmethod', choose local harddrive, and select the
> flash memory partition as the source of the Fedora 13 tree. Postselection
> should take less than one minute.
It's an http install to a local server, and there is no access during
that stage (after is has all of the repodata files) until it starts
fetching package headers. So, it seems like filing a bug is in order.
Anaconda or yum?
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