[PC-BSD Testing] Beta 1 balky using 8GB Thumb, contention issue?

DragonFlier dracheflieger at gmail.com
Mon Sep 8 12:12:48 PDT 2008

hmmm...that reminds me...the first time I booted into beta2 and went out to
reboot for some reason Nepomunk crashed and allowed me to save it before KDE
quit. It's never happened again but I ran the F&F search later than this.
It's not a big deal to me.

On Mon, Sep 8, 2008 at 11:33 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:

> Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
> > would be worth to include a full locate DB that naturally doesn't include
> the user folder ?
> >
> > it would make it faster to find programs.. or maybe fill up the locate DB
> at the first RUN, or right after the installation, as a last step before the
> reboot...
> >
> > Fabry
> >   ----- Original Message -----
> >   From: DragonFlier
> >   To: PC-BSD Testing list
> >   Sent: Sunday, September 07, 2008 11:23 PM
> >   Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Beta 1 balky using 8GB Thumb, contention
> issue?
> >
> >
> >   I've been strictly running off of a HD but the /dev folder will always
> show heavy usage as it's more or less a set of mounts for devices on your
> system. Also, some things run for the first time take a bit. I was ready to
> report that Find Files and Folders didn't work but it finally popped
> up...I'm sure that it was first running a 'usr/libexec/locate.updatedb' to
> initialize the locate database but nothing ever notified the end user. Now
> it opens almost immediately. Also you were using beta1. Beta2 incorporates
> more recent improvements in speed and rule sets.
> I'm doing some testing with this here, and I can't seem to confirm that
> find files & folders is using the locate.updatedb or anything at first
> run. It does take a long time to start initially, but after that it is
> faster. But when I run locate.updatedb, it takes *much* longer, and does
> seem to be hitting my HD a lot, whereas the find files & folders doesn't
> seem to be doing a lot of disk reads. Maybe it is using some sort of
> other indexing method for the users folder? Nepomunk maybe?
> --
> Kris Moore
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