[K12OSN] Impress/Firefox very, very, very slow
dhuckaby at paasda.org
Wed Dec 6 02:03:16 UTC 2006
yeah just noticed this beagle thing on k12ltsp 6.0beta7...
is this really beneficial with an LTSP setup?
Joe Baker wrote:
> dahopkins at comcast.net wrote:
>> After several weeks of things working well, the tech teacher is now
>> reporting that when using both Impress and Firefox at the same time,
>> the system becomes unusable. The students are using Firefox to browse
>> to sites and get pictures that are put into Impress. This is with 30
>> users using both packages. We use StarOffice 8, not the latest 00.o
>> version. Also, beagleindex seems to want to run as well. The net
>> effect is that the load average is being pushed past 50 on the
>> system. Just guessing, but could this be an issue with the
>> pspfontcache or some other similar cached files getting too large? I
>> can try most anything to resolve it short of re-installing the OS (not
>> till Christmas break). We have ldap with master/slave ldap servers
>> (thanks to Matt and David Trask).
> I would uninstall beagle. Having each user account building indexes of
> all the public files on the system could lead to a huge amount of wasted
> CPU, disk space, etc...
> Kde has something like this as well on Mandriva. Right after I loaded
> Mandriva 2006.0 I uninstalled the desktop search tool on our LTSP server.
> -Joe Baker
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