Improving the offline updates user experience

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Thu Oct 23 11:00:42 UTC 2014

Am 23.10.2014 um 12:52 schrieb Daniel P. Berrange:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 11:43:29AM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
>> On 23 October 2014 09:56, Miroslav Suchý <msuchy at> wrote:
>>> The upgrade can last one hour (more or less).
>> An hour?! Most of my offline updates take a few tens of seconds with
>> F21. Is this on fairly up-to-date SSD hardware? Are any specific
>> packages taking longer than the others?
> Don't assume everyone is using SSDs with Fedora....

that assumption is sadly a common mistake on many places and leads to 
implement things less efficient because "it's fast enough on 'fairly' 
recent hardware)

frankly it will take many years before i replace my 4x2 TB RAID10 disks 
by 4x2 TB SSD just because the price and no i won't re-install from 
scratch to just have the OS only on SSD and my virtual machines (which 
are the reason for that large disks) stay on slower disks

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