How often should prelink run ?

T. Nifty Hat Mitchell mitch48 at
Sun Jun 27 17:01:39 UTC 2004

On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 10:04:40AM +0200, Hannes Mayer wrote:
> T. Nifty Hat Mitchell wrote:
> >On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 07:13:26PM +0200, Hannes Mayer wrote:
> >
> >>I know that prelink'ing is for gathering information about
> >>shared libraries and causes stuff to start faster.
> >>
> >>What I have missed so far is how often it should run ?
> >
> >It only really "needs" to run after a library has been installed new or
> >updated.

> >The improvement in startup time and the value of randomizing memory
> >slot assignments are real, so you should run it on occasion.
> Hi Tom!
> Thank you very much for these very detailed answers! Very much appreciated!
> It seems the heavy disk activity and CPU utilization was one of the 14 days
> complete runs. Didn't see any of these high loads again since the full run,
> so I will leave everything as is.

You are welcome.
Just curious have you managed to solve the thermal problem.

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