I guess updates over the ISDN line was much slower since ISDN is, well,
typically slower then DSL
The first boot was probably slower because it was doing readahead profiling?
On 06/10/2010 10:33, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> An almost happy school teacher! Do we know what causes that initial
> boot slowdown?
> Begin forwarded message:
> Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2010 17:14:01 +0300
> From: Prekates Alexandros <email@example.com>
> To: xubuntu-users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [xubuntu-users] Installation issues in school lab.
> Hello to the list.
> I'm teacher and i've installed Xubuntu10.04 in two school labs .
> 1) 9 PCs : 256MB ,P4 adsl internet connection
> 2) 8 PCs : 756MB, P4 ,isdn internet connection
> Overall i managed to have a usable lab with software suitable for my
> students, and almost all hardware recognized (web camera,scanner,sound).
> So a great thanks to foss community and xubuntu.
> In the spirit of futher advance i want to share the tho major issues i
> a) in the isdn lab the installer was taking much much time possible
> getting updates? , and i had to unplug network cable to have a cd-only
> installation (with the intention to put apt-cache in the server)
> b) in both labs the first time i booted ,almost in all PCs, the system
> was extremely slow and according to system monitor more than 90% of ram
> was in use! Strangely i'could find a process to justify that so i guess
> the kernel must be responisible,but how ?
> In the second reboot ram utilization dropped to normal levels of 120MB
> most and system was usable again.
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