[Digikam-users] 0.10.0 slow to open

Daniel Larsson opersonlig_postadress at hotmail.com
Thu Jun 25 12:08:26 CEST 2009


I have not noticed thath writing data is slow but it might be relatet to slow moving of data inside digiKam.

I will try  the disabled barriers after I have made a backup of my dokuments/db-files.

/D.L.
 
> From: andi.clemens at gmx.net
> To: digikam-users at kde.org
> Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 08:26:49 +0200
> Subject: Re: [Digikam-users] 0.10.0 slow to open
> 
> The only thing I discovered with EXT4 and sqlite databases is that transaction 
> writing is very slow.
> So digiKam should start normal, but writing metadata or moving files inside of 
> digiKam is 4times slower then with other filesystems.
> This is due to the use of barriers in EXT4.
> I disabled them in /etc/fstab (barrier=0) and digiKam is fast as before.
> 
> Maybe this will help in your case, too?
> 
> Andi
> 
> On Thursday 25 June 2009 08:19:54 Daniel Larsson wrote:
> > The FS is EXT4. The external drive doesent work as muchs as the internal
> > sATA, also EXT4 FS. The energy saving system on the external actually stops
> > the drive from spinning.
> >
> > I have testet if the drives are slow but I get sustaind transfer rates of
> > 20 -30 MB/sec when copying, regardles of direction (read internal - write
> > external or the oposit). I do not consider this very slow.
> >
> >
> >
> > /D.L.
> >
> > > Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 05:34:28 +0200
> > > From: caulier.gilles at gmail.com
> > > To: digikam-users at kde.org
> > > Subject: Re: [Digikam-users] 0.10.0 slow to open
> > >
> > > 2009/6/24 Daniel Larsson <opersonlig_postadress at hotmail.com>:
> > > > No, unfortunately not that simple. I do not use a network, direct acces
> > > > to internet via 3G.
> > > > The files are on an external HD, seagate 1 TB, USB conection.
> > >
> > > Which FS on your external HDD ?
> > >
> > > Gilles Caulier
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