Anyone else seeing yum running slow in rawhide?

Clyde E. Kunkel clydekunkel7734 at
Wed Jan 23 17:10:40 UTC 2013

On 01/23/2013 11:01 AM, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> For about the last month or so it seems like yum has been running much
> slower than in the past. Previously I had seen something similar when
> running debug kernels, but that isn't the case now.
> I am seeing a lot of time being used for wait, but there is still a lot
> of idle time as well. So I suspect the bottleneck is disk I/O. I am not
> seeing this on an f18 machine that I tested with the current rawhide
> kernel.
> mdadm appears to be the same version on both machines. So it doesn't
> seem likely that an mdadm change was responsible.
> Was there any change to yum that would have potentially caused this?

I am seeing long waits also and the disk light is solid red during those 


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