FC5t2 upgrade really slow/memory hungry?

Han-Wen Nienhuys hanwen at byrd.xs4all.nl.redhat.com
Tue Jan 17 23:54:27 UTC 2006


In article <dqjvcl$2pj$1 at sea.gmane.org>,
Han-Wen Nienhuys <fedora-devel-list at redhat.com> wrote:
>
>Hi,
>
>I understand that package updater has been changed, but I'm not
>impressed by its memory use.
>
>I'm upgrading a P3 700 laptop with 256 mb ram, and each CD that I pop
>in opens another "preparing to install" window, which sits there
>forever. Anaconda is at 140mb memory usage, but only 8% CPU; it looks
>as if it's swapping a lot.
>
>The last estimate of time required was 10 hours to get it
>upgraded, where I'm used to 1 to 3 hours. 
>
>Is this normal?

forgot to mention this: I'm upgrading (in text mode) from FC4.





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