[Digikam-users] Digikam is really slow when used with NFS and wireless

Gilles Caulier caulier.gilles at gmail.com
Thu Jun 5 17:19:19 CEST 2008

2008/6/5 Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>:
> Gilles Caulier wrote:
>> 2008/6/5 Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>:
>>> Andreas Weigl wrote:
>>>> Hi
>>>> Am Wednesday 04 June 2008 schrieb Stefanovich:
>>>>> I did a search and couldn't find any solutions to this. I have digikam
>>>>> setup to use an NFS folder as it's library. It works great when I am
>>>>> connected via a cat 5 cable, however whenever I switch to wireless on
>>>>> my laptop digikam's gets really really slow. Everything from startup
>>>>> to photo access. Is this simply a case of me having a slow wireless
>>>>> connection, or is there another issue when dealing with Digikam, nfs,
>>>>> and wireless all together? My transfer rates between my local network
>>>>> appear really fast when on wireless which makes me think that isn't
>>>>> the problem.
>>>>> Any help would be appreciated!
>>>> * What is the speed of your wireless network? Check with iwconfig.
>>>> * How much traffic do you see? A good tool is iptraf. Maybe do a wget of a
>>>> large file and check the speed
>>>> * Are you the only person using the access point?
>>>> * What are the mount parameters that you are using? I suggest nolock and noac.
>>> Could this be related to the locking of the SQLite DB which (as has been
>>> documented many, many times) is generally a bad thing.
>>> The same problems will be apparent not that FF3 uses SQLite.
>>> I'm not sure where it's at at the moment, but SQLite over NFS really
>>> needs to get a whole lot better (assuming this hasn't already happened
>>> and I missed it ;))

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